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Tropical Storm Eta moves over southeastern Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Eta 7 p.m. advisory
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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The U.S. National Hurricane Center’s 10 p.m. advisory reported Tropical Storm Eta was about 90 miles away from northwestern Cuba. Maximum sustained winds were near 50 mph.

The forecast warns of more rainfall in the Florida Keys. Meteorologists estimate there will be an additional 1 to 3 inches with isolated maximum storm totals of 18 inches in South Florida.

Tropical Storm Eta 10pm advisory cone.
Tropical Storm Eta 10pm advisory cone. (WPLG)

There was a tropical storm watch in effect for the Cuban provinces of La Habana, Artemisa, Mayabeque, Pinar del Rio, and the Isle of Youth. Meteorologists expect a slow northward motion on Tuesday night and Wednesday.

The storm could make landfall again in northern Florida on Saturday.

There were no reports of storm-related deaths in South Florida after the storm made landfall on Sunday in Monroe County’s Matacumbe Key. A man was injured in Monroe County when a Bayan tree crushed his home.

The death toll in Central America last week was of more than 100 people. The Category 4 hurricane affected Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

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Sunday morning, several press conferences were held to discuss the looming impact of Tropical Storm Eta. The full videos can be seen below.

City of Miami:

City of Miami presser on Tropical Storm Eta

WATCH LIVE: City of Miami officials hold press conference to discuss looming threat of Tropical Storm Eta. Latest on the storm: https://bit.ly/2GEgey7

Posted by WPLG Local 10 on Sunday, November 8, 2020

Miami-Dade County:

Miami-Dade County presser on Tropical Storm Eta

WATCH LIVE: Miami-Dade County officials hold press conference to discuss looming threat of Tropical Storm Eta. Latest on the storm: https://bit.ly/2GEgey7

Posted by WPLG Local 10 on Sunday, November 8, 2020

Broward County:

Broward County presser on Tropical Storm Eta

WATCH LIVE: Broward County officials hold press conference to discuss looming threat of Tropical Storm Eta. Latest on the storm: https://bit.ly/2GEgey7

Posted by WPLG Local 10 on Sunday, November 8, 2020

Fort Lauderdale:

Fort Lauderdale press conference Tropical Storm Eta

WATCH LIVE: Fort Lauderdale city officials hold press conference to discuss threat of approaching Tropical Storm Eta. Latest on the storm: https://bit.ly/2GEgey7

Posted by WPLG Local 10 on Sunday, November 8, 2020

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