Monday, June 6, 2016

Monday, June 6, 2016: 9:30 AM update for Tropical Storm Colin for Franklin County

TS Colin will continue moving over Florida Big Bend for the next 18 hours.
The center is west of the circulation, the bulk of the storm will be in the South East Florida Big Bend
The storm may possibly be tracking back to the west
Peak water level expected is 1 to 8 inches with heavy rain fall and flash flooding
Rip Current risk along with possible tornadoes today
1 to 2 feet of surge for Apalachicola Bay
Bands of rain developing along the coast moving inland
Tropical storm force winds expected of 35 to 45 mph
TS Colin should peak this evening and end by Tuesday morning
Alligator Point: High Tide today will be at 3:09 pm
The most vulnerable area will be 800 ft before Tom Roberts Road, due to the rocks for the new road, use extreme caution when traveling this area because of possible washouts.  The Bypass is open .
2 to 4 ft of storm surge is expected with a 6ft storm tide.