Good morning and welcome to Tropical Storm Emily which has made landfall at Anna Maria Island at the mouth of Tampa Bay, Florida

Tropical Storm Emily at 11 AM EDT July 31st, 2017

(Graphic: National Hurricane Center)

Heavy rainfall is expected over the central and southern Florida peninsula, max winds are 45 mph with higher gusts, as you can see TS Emily appears to be no immediate threat to SWLA or SETX, we wish the people of central Florida well.