Florida under risk of tornadoes, downpours from Hurricane Ian

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Video above: The latest forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists.As Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies and approaches the state, South Florida will begin to see the effects of the storm, with risks of severe weather Tuesday and Wednesday. Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are back in the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning. All of our viewing area is under either tropical storm warnings or watches as Category 3 Hurricane Ian moves closer to the state. WPBF has declared Tuesday and Wednesday First Warning Weather Days.A tornado watch has been issued for Palm Beach County until 5 p.m. Tracking The Tropics: The latest on Hurricane IanGov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for the state of Florida in preparation for the storm. Weather | Radar | Hurricanes | Traffic | uLocal | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Below is a day-by-day look. A county-by-county look can be seen further down in this article.Tuesday A tornado watch has been issued for Palm Beach County until 5 p.m. Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout the whole day with heavy rains and flooding.Winds of 30 mph with gusts of up to 40 mph are possible, and a quick waterspout cannot be ruled out, WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists said. Informational: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival Guide WednesdayWPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists said there is the possibility for tornadic activity throughout the day and for waterspouts to move on land.Torrential rains and flooding are likely with winds at about 45 mph on the Treasure Coast and 30 mph in Palm Beach County.Power outages are possible. The weather is forecast gradually get better into Thursday. Previous Coverage: Florida leaders urge residents to prepare for impacts from Hurricane IanPalm Beach CountyA tornado watch has been issued for Palm Beach County until 5 p.m. Palm Beach County is under a tropical storm watch with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then has a higher chance for severe storms on Wednesday.Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 30 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.Power outages are possible.Martin CountyA tropical storm watch has been issued for Martin County with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday.Isolated, strong storms are possible Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.Power outages are possible.St. Lucie CountyA tropical storm watch has been issued for St. Lucie County with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday. Isolated, strong storms are possible Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.Power outages are possible.Indian River CountyA tropical storm watch has been issued for Indian River County with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday.Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.Power outages are possible. Okeechobee CountyA tropical storm warning has been issued for Okeechobee County and Lake Okeechobee with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday. Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.Power outages are possible.Stay updated on the latest weather updates with the WPBF 25 News app. You can download it here.

Video above: The latest forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists.

As Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies and approaches the state, South Florida will begin to see the effects of the storm, with risks of severe weather Tuesday and Wednesday.

Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are back in the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning.

All of our viewing area is under either tropical storm warnings or watches as Category 3 Hurricane Ian moves closer to the state. WPBF has declared Tuesday and Wednesday First Warning Weather Days.

A tornado watch has been issued for Palm Beach County until 5 p.m.

Tracking The Tropics: The latest on Hurricane Ian

Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for the state of Florida in preparation for the storm.

Weather | Radar | Hurricanes | Traffic | uLocal | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Below is a day-by-day look. A county-by-county look can be seen further down in this article.

Tuesday

A tornado watch has been issued for Palm Beach County until 5 p.m.

Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout the whole day with heavy rains and flooding.

Winds of 30 mph with gusts of up to 40 mph are possible, and a quick waterspout cannot be ruled out, WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists said.

Informational: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival Guide

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Wednesday

WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists said there is the possibility for tornadic activity throughout the day and for waterspouts to move on land.

Torrential rains and flooding are likely with winds at about 45 mph on the Treasure Coast and 30 mph in Palm Beach County.

Power outages are possible.

The weather is forecast gradually get better into Thursday.

Previous Coverage: Florida leaders urge residents to prepare for impacts from Hurricane Ian

Palm Beach County

A tornado watch has been issued for Palm Beach County until 5 p.m.

Palm Beach County is under a tropical storm watch with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then has a higher chance for severe storms on Wednesday.

Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 30 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.

Power outages are possible.

Martin County

A tropical storm watch has been issued for Martin County with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday.

Isolated, strong storms are possible Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.

Power outages are possible.

St. Lucie County

A tropical storm watch has been issued for St. Lucie County with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday.

Isolated, strong storms are possible Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.

Power outages are possible.

Indian River County

A tropical storm watch has been issued for Indian River County with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday.

Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.

Power outages are possible.

Okeechobee County

A tropical storm warning has been issued for Okeechobee County and Lake Okeechobee with a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday and then a slight risk for severe storms on Wednesday.

Isolated, strong storms are possible throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, with heavy rains and flooding. Strong winds at about 45 mph and tornadoes are possible Wednesday.

Power outages are possible.

Stay updated on the latest weather updates with the WPBF 25 News app. You can download it here.

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