The surge from Tropical Storm Eta left parts of Florida’s West Coast under water on November 11 as the system continued to bring wet conditions to the state.
As of 4 pm, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami had warned of a “tropical storm-force winds” along the Florida Gulf Coast and heavy rainfall, as well as possible flash flooding in south Florida.
At 10 pm the NHC warned of life-threatening storm surge in the region including Tampa Bay. This video shows water rising at a house in Longboat Key.
The storm was expected to move across central Florida through Thursday. Credit: Kellie Wooten via Storyful