Currently, the storm is moving north at 6 miles per hour.
The storm is then forecast to move northeast along the Atlantic Coast and batter the Carolinas, which are still recovering from Hurricane Florence last month.
Meteorologist Adam Klotz discusses timeline, details of tropical storm Michael.
On Monday at 5 a.m., the National Hurricane Center issued the Tropical Storm Watch from the Suwannee River to Anna Maria Island, including Tampa Bay. A warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the designated area, and warnings are typically issued 36 hours before tropical-storm-force winds are expected, the weather service said.
"If this storm hit Panama City, Tampa could still have storm surge", said Scott, referring to two Florida cities about 375 miles (600 kilometers) apart by highway.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says newly named Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen to a hurricane as it heads to the Florida Panhandle. Preparation for a potential hurricane landfall needs to be complete by Tuesday.
Hurricane Hunters flew into Michael early this morning and found that it's becoming more organized.
The National Hurricane Center is predicting it will gain strength and become Tropical Storm Michael by tonight, and should head into the Gulf of Mexico late Monday.
Michael was moving north-northeast at 3 miles per hour off Yucatan Peninsula as of the 5 p.m. Sunday update. It was moving north around 9 miles per hour (11 kph).
The hurricane center advised residents along the northeastern and central U.S. Gulf Coast to monitor the storm's progress. "There will be a significant threat along the coast of hurricane force winds, storm surge that could be exceed 6 to 12 feet in some locations, rains totaling 4" - 8" with local amounts up to 12", and isolated tornadoes.
"Today, I will be declaring a state of emergency in counties in the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend and directing the State Emergency Operations Center to activate".
"Heavy rainfall from Michael could produce life-threatening flash flooding from the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend region into portions of the Carolinas through Thursday", the hurricane center said.
According to the Spanish weather agency, more heavy rainfall is expected in eastern and southern parts of the Iberian peninsula. Emergency services confirmed that there had been at least five deaths in total, adding that "several [people] are missing".
It is thought that by 2100, global sea rise levels would be 10cm lower that if global warming were to be at 2C. A target was in place for the world to stop the global temperature rising more than 1.5C.
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Lionel Messi, Neymar and World Cup victor Kylian Mbappe are among the final players named on the 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist. The Tottenham striker captained England to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years in Russian Federation this summer.
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He actually faced three batters in Game 1 of this series, but he only threw 15 pitches, so he shouldn't be compromised here. The Red Sox attempt to win the series in Game 4, which begins at 8:07 p.m. on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium in New York City.
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Heavy Rain Becomes Threat as Michael Moves In
But forecasters noted there is an increasing risk of risky surge, rainfall and wind for those in the cone. Hurricane Hunters are collecting data on the storm, and that data will be fed into our forecast models.
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New Pixel phones are out today
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