Flooding Rain, Strong Winds, Coastal Flooding and Tornadoes Possible
Residents in affected areas should take steps to prepare for the storm, such as: – Gathering supplies such as food, water, and batteries – Making a plan for where to go if they need to evacuate – Securing loose outdoor objects – Staying informed about the storm's progress
Idalia to Spread Heavy Rain and Gusty Winds into Parts of the Southeast
The National Hurricane Center is issuing regular updates on Tropical Storm Idalia. You can stay up-to-date on the storm's progress by visiting the NHC website or by following the agency on Twitter.
The most important thing to do during a tropical storm is to stay safe. Follow the instructions of local officials and take all necessary precautions to protect yourself and your property.