Published June 06, 2013
Below are the archived reports from Thursday, June 7, 2013. Tropical Storm Andrea made landfall in Florida around 5:45 p.m. EDT Thursday. For the latest reports, read "Live: Andrea Brings Wind, Heavy Rain to East."
11:45 p.m. EDT Thursday: Tampa, Fla., picked up 3.31 inches of rain Thursday, with Orlando picking up 3.20 inches.
10:30 p.m. EDT Thursday: The National Weather Service in Miami that an EF1 tornado touched down around 6:45 a.m. Thursday morning in north-central Palm Beach County, Fla. The tornado had top winds of around 100 mph and caused roof damage to some homes in the area. One woman was seriously injured when she was struck by debris from a large oak tree that broke through her bedroom window.
9:32 p.m. EDT Thursday: The National Weather Service Tallahassee office has released a visual satellite animation of Tropical Storm Andrea from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT Thursday:
8:01 p.m. EDT Thursday: Andrea is continuing to move inland over northern Florida with wind and rain spreading northward well ahead of the center, according to the NHC. Maximum sustained winds are 50 mph. For more information, visit the AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center.
7:19 p.m. EDT Thursday: "The steadiest and heaviest rain will stay on the northern side of Andrea through Friday morning," AccuWeather Meteorologist Andrew Mussoline said. "Localized flooding will result from northern Florida to southern Georgia and the Carolinas."
5:45 p.m. EDT Thursday: Andrea has made landfall along the Florida Big Bend, NHC confirms. The storm is moving northeast at 17 mph with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour.
5:36 p.m. EDT Thursday: Downed powerlines and minor coastal flooding observed by a spotter network near Horseshoe Beach, Fla. Winds were estimated to be gusting to near 70 mph.
5:02 p.m. EDT Thursday: Emergency manager in Duval County, Fla., reports damage from a tornado on the naval base.
4:47 p.m. EDT Thursday: "Andrea is making landfall near Horseshoe Beach, in the Big Bend area of Florida," Expert Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said. "Andrea will track northeastward across northern Florida Thursday evening, reaching southeastern Georgia later at night."
3:55 p.m. EDT Thursday: Expert meteorologists are covering Tropical Storm Andrea in our AccuWeather Live show. See all the latest details on impacts and where the storm will head next beginning at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
3:15 p.m. EDT Thursday: Winds gusting to 41 miles per hour at a buoy in Cedar Key, east of Andrea along the Florida coast.
2:31 p.m. EDT Thursday: Delayed report of a funnel cloud with an approximate duration of two minutes in Lee County, Fla. at 2:18 p.m. EDT.
1:55 p.m. EDT Thursday: The Humane Society of Pinellas, Fla., Facebook Page posted (about an hour ago) the following photo of the roof collapse that occurred:
The Facebook page also reports that all of the dogs are safe.
1:44 p.m. EDT Thursday: NWS Tampa reports that a waterspout moved onshore as a tornado and damaged the Humane Society roof 4 miles east-northeast of Clearwater, Fla., at 12:45 p.m. EDT. Report from an emergency manager. See current severe weather watches and warnings.
1:30 PM. EDT Thursday: "It looks like Andrea is picking up forward speed," according to AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski. Tropical Storm Andrea may make landfall in the next couple of hours.
12:57 p.m. EDT Thursday: Photograph of a flooded boat launch in Venice, Fla.
12:19 p.m. EDT Thursday: Tropical Storm Andrea is located 110 miles west of Tampa. Click here for the latest stats.
11:35 a.m. EDT Thursday: AccuWeather Meteorologist Kristen Connolly recorded these videos of strong winds and rough seas at Venice Beach, Fla., and nearby Venice Jetty:
11:09 a.m. EDT Thursday: Florida's 511 website reports that US-41 at SW 194th St. is closed due to flooding. Use caution and seek alternate route.
10:20 a.m. EDT Thursday: NOAA reported a tornado that downed trees and caused roof damage in Pinellas County, Fla.
9:50 a.m. EDT Thursday: "Andrea will continue to bring widespread, heavy rain across central and northern Florida today," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Brian Wimer. "The center of the storm will make landfall late today between Cedar Key and Apalachicola."
7:56 a.m. EDT Thursday: Carrabelle, Fla., has received 4.5 inches of rain in five hours.
7:10 a.m. EDT Thursday: A funnel cloud has been reported in Palm Beach County near Southern Boulevard and Route 7.
5:39 a.m. EDT Thursday: Downed power lines have closed State Route 70 near Myakka City from the tornado earlier this morning. No reports of injuries with that tornado.
5:33 a.m. EDT Thursday: Radar is indicating a tornado in eastern Polk County, moving northward towards Indian Lake Estates.
4:18 a.m. EDT Thursday: Possible tornado 11 miles south of Tampa and moving northwestward.
3:55 a.m. EDT Thursday: Radar shows rotation and possible tornado near Sun City Center, Fla. Storm is moving northwestward.
3:51 a.m. EDT Thursday: Small tree limbs were downed, and lawn furniture was blown around in Sun City Center, Fla.
3:48 a.m. EDT Thursday: A porch was blown down and landed on a neighbor's house and adjacent road in Sun City Center, Fla.
3:20 a.m. EDT Thursday: There were reports of a funnel cloud on the south side of Belle Glade in Palm Beach County. Numerous power lines were down, possibly from a tornado.
2:53 a.m. EDT Thursday: A tornado has been reported in Myakka City, Fla., located about 20 miles east of Sarasota. The tornado caused damage to a house and knocked down power lines. A building, possibly a shed, was in a roadway.