Tampabay: New storm gains strength, heads toward Florida: “Much of Florida’s east coast was under alert early today as a new tropical weather system formed offshore and threatened to douse parts of the state with up to 10 inches of rain.

Tropical Depression 16 formed Tuesday southeast of Miami and was expected today to become a tropical storm, with sustained winds of at least 39 mph.

While its path is uncertain, forecasters predicted it would take a northwesterly track, skirting the east coast before making landfall early Saturday, just south of the Jacksonville area, with winds of up to 70 mph.” More…

This is the last thing the Gulf Coast needs in the coming weeks….