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Tampa Bay Area School Closings For Thursday, Tropical Storm Eta

School Districts in Pinellas County, Pasco County, Hillsborough County, and Polk County, have all closed schools for Thursday November 12th, in anticipation of Tropical Storm Eta.

Pinellas County Schools said, “Tropical Storm Eta shifted east, strengthened and also significantly increased speed. The storm is now expected to bring tropical-storm-force conditions to Pinellas County later this afternoon, overnight and into tomorrow morning. In an abundance of caution, ALL Pinellas County Schools will have early dismissal today, Wednesday, November 11 and will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, November 12th.”

Tropical storm conditions are expected. Showers and low around 74. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible. Thursday Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers. High near 82. The chance of precipitation is 80%, with new precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…

  • Bonita Beach to Suwanee River Florida, including Tampa Bay
    and Charlotte Harbor

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…

  • Anna Maria Island to Yankeetown

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

  • Dry Tortugas
  • Bonita Beach to Suwannee River Florida

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…

  • Steinhatchee River to Suwannee River Florida

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…

  • North of the Suwannee River to Aucilla River Florida

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within 24 hours.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24 hours.

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