How Hurricane Irma could impact each Tampa Bay county

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Palm and coconut trees snap back during a gust as other trees litter Ocean Drive in the Art Deco section of Miami Beach, Aug. 24, 1992. Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida with wind speeds as high as 160-mph before moving into the Gulf of Mexico Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Hurricane Irma will bring dangerous conditions to the Tampa Bay area beginning through Monday. Right now, all of the Tampa Bay area is under a Hurricane Warning.

Of course, weather conditions can fluctuate and change quickly when it comes to hurricanes. Here is a look at the conditions that are possible in our local counties.

Manatee/Sarasota County: Winds at 75-100 mph with higher gusts; rainfall 8-10”; isolated tornadoes are possible; a Storm Surge Warning is in effect. Storm surge over 9 feet is possible.

Polk County: Winds at 70-90 mph, some higher gusts are possible; rainfall 10-14”; isolated tornadoes possible in rain bands

Hillsborough County: Winds 70-95 mph, some higher gusts possible; rainfall 8-12”;  3′-6′ storm surge; isolated tornadoes in rain bands

Pinellas County: Winds 70-90 mph with higher gusts possible; rainfall 8-12”; Storm Surge of 3′-6’’

Pasco/Hernando/Citrus County: 65-85 mph winds with higher gusts; rainfall 6-10”; Coastal flooding with a Storm Surge of 3′-6’’

Highlands/Hardee/Desoto County: 75-100 mph winds with higher gusts; rainfall 10-14”; isolated tornadoes in rain bands; No Surge Since away from the coast


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