Emily Weakens to a Depression.
From the National Hurricane Center:
Emily has weakened to a depression over central Florida. Heavy rain is still possible across southeastern Florida.
500 PM EDT
LOCATION…27.8N 81.7W ABOUT 30 MI…45 KM NW OF SEBRING FLORIDA ABOUT 70 MI…115 KM WSW OF MELBOURNE, FLORIDA . MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 70 DEGREES AT 12 MPH…19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Emily was located near latitude 27.8 North, longitude 81.7 West. Emily is moving toward the east-northeast near 12 mph. This general motion is expected to continue this afternoon and early evening.
On the forecast track, the center of Emily will continue to move farther inland over the central Florida peninsula this evening, and move offshore of the east-central Florida coast Tuesday morning. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional weakening is possible while Emily moves across the central Florida peninsula tonight.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Emily is expected to produce additional rainfall. 1 to 2 inches across southeast Florida, with isolated storm totals up to 8 inches possible.
Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT. Forecaster Stewart