Hurricane Elsa shifts slightly west, impact with Florida still possible
Miami, Fl (treasurecoast.com) –Hurricane Elsa is rapidly moving toward the south coast of Hispaniola and forecasters say conditions are expected to deteriorate there later on Saturday.
Florida remains in the projected path of Hurricane Elsa although the storm shifted slightly to the west on Saturday.
In an update at 8 a.m., Hurricane Elsa had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, a decrease from Friday. The system is moving very quickly toward the west-northwest near 31 mph.
By Monday, Elsa is expected to move across central and western Cuba and head toward the Florida Straits. Little change in strength is expected today, but slow weakening is forecast on Sunday and Monday when Elsa is expected to be near or over Cuba
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