NOAA reports that confidence is increasing that Elsa will likely track near or possibly over the local Tri-State coast early Friday.
Tropical Storm Warnings are now in effect for much of the area. Flash Flood Watches have also been issued for portions of the area.
Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to track northeast, inland through the Mid Atlantic States today, and then off the New Jersey coast and near or over the Tri-State coast tomorrow morning.
A period of heavy rain, rough marine and surf conditions, and dangerous rip currents is expected this afternoon into Friday Afternoon. A period of tropical-storm-force winds is possible across Long Island and SE Connecticut late tonight into Friday morning.
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