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Tracking the Tropics: Erika and Fred Update

Good morning.  Even though Ericka is no longer a tropical storm, Erika’s leftovers will bring the potential of flooding rains to Florida over the next couple of days.  While wind and high surf could still be an issue, the bigger impacts will likely come from the rainfall.  Some areas of Florida could see 2-4 inches of rain with some higher isolated amounts. Here are the remnants of Erika as of Sunday morning. The leftovers from tropical storms can sometimes create just as much flooding damage as organized tropical storms or hurricanes; that is be because these systems can slow down…