TS Julia develops along coast of NE Florida


FORT MYERS, Fla. – Tropical Storm Julia has formed along the coast of northeastern Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center.

There is a tropical storm warning for parts of coastal Florida and Georgia. Strong winds are already hitting the areas under the warning, according to the hurricane center.

Julia is a slow-moving storm that is expected to produce heavy rainfall. The storm is expected to dump an average of three to six inches of rain on the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina through Friday afternoon. Rainfall of up to 10 inches and a few tornadoes could be possible, according to the hurricane center.

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