MIAMI – Tropical Depression Nineteen has become Tropical Storm Sally, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
According to the NHC, Sally is expected to become a hurricane early next week before landfall along the northern Gulf Coast.
According to the 2 p.m. Saturday update, Nineteen is about 35 miles south-southeast from Naples and is packing 40 mph winds. Nineteen is also moving west at 7 mph.
Tropical storm watches have been issued for parts of Florida.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
Tropical Storm Watch:
* Ochlockonee River to Okaloosa/Walton County Line
Here in the Tampa Bay area, most of the viewing area is under a Flood Watch this weekend.
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