Tropical Storm Debby Update
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say Tropical Storm Debby will continue to send squall lines across the Florida peninsula for the next several days. The storm is currently stationary about 90 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola. In Highlands County, a tornado claimed the life of one woman and injured a child. The tornado also destroyed six homes. Another tornado in Polk County damaged a dozen houses. Two people were seriously injured. Debby has maximum sustained winds of around 60 mph. Forecasters are now saying the system could sit off Florida's panhandle for days before making landfall late Thursday. Tropical Storm Warnings are posted from the the Mississippi-Alabama border to the Suwannee River. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect from the Suwannee River to Englewood.
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