Tropical Storm Ian path

Video above: The latest tropical forecast from WPBF 25 News meteorologists. Tropical Storm Ian formed in the Caribbean Friday and continued to strengthen in Florida. Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency in 24 counties to prepare for the storm. INFO: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival Guide WPBF 25 News Meteorologists say Tropical Storm Ian could become a hurricane as early as Sunday. That’s because Tropical Cyclone Fiona, Tropical Storm Gaston, Tropical Storm Hermione and other disturbances churned in the Atlantic Ocean. These are not currently a threat to Florida. As of 5 a.m. Saturday, Tropical Storm Ian was 315 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica. It has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Ian was moving west at 14 miles per hour. Weather | Radar | Hurricane | Traffic | uLocal | Facebook | Twitter | InstagramOutlook: The Ian Center is expected to cross the central Caribbean on Saturday and southwest Jamaica on Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm will then move near or over the Cayman Islands on Sunday night and early Monday. Hurricane conditions are possible. While the storm has several different trajectories, the two models show two different trajectories for Ian. The European model brings the storm closer to the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach County, while the GFS model brings the storm closer to central and northern Florida. Meteorologists and the National Hurricane Center predicted South Florida would start seeing Ian’s impact Monday. RELATED: Palm Beach County residents prepare for possible hurricane Watches and warnings: There is an effective hurricane watch: Cayman Islands effective tropical storm watch: Jamaica RELATED STORY: Utilities, water management districts prepare for possible storms WPBF 25 News Meteorologist Glenn Glazer discusses the likelihood of a tropical system hitting Florida in late September in the WPBF 2022 Hurricane Season Forecast. Video below: WPBF 25 News 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast Use the WPBF 25 News app for the latest weather updates. You can download it here.

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