The National Hurricane Center reports that a Tropical Depression Nine is taking shape in the Central Caribbean. This tropical depression It is now forecast to possibly become a hurricane as it approaches Florida next week. There is still a number of variables with this storm. Their is a chance a potential landfall would come between Tuesday and Thursday.
NOAA is also monitoring two named storms and two disturbances in the Atlantic. Two tropical waves in the East Atlantic each chances of formation within the next five days. These are each over 3,000 miles away from Florida and pose no immediate threat to the U.S. Each of these has a probable path that would steer it to the north and out to sea. Gaston will likely lose its tropical storm status in the North Atlantic by the middle of next week. Tropical storm warnings are currently in effect for the western and central Azores Islands.
To prepare for a possible storm go to https://www.floridadisaster.org/planprepare/preparing-for-hurricane-season/
To know your zone in Charlotte County go to https://www.charlottecountyfl.gov/departments/public-safety/emergency-management/know-your-zone.stml
To know your zone in Sarasota County go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/emergency-services/hurricane-preparedness