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Parts of SWFL in Tropical Storm Warning

Posted at 5:18 PM, Oct 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-05 20:45:15-04

Parts of Southwest Florida are now in a Tropical Storm Warning after the 5pm advisory from the National Weather Service. 

Glades, Hendry and inland Collier County (east of Interstate 75) are under a Tropical Storm Warning, Lee and Charlotte Counties are under a Tropical Storm Watch, with Lake Okeechobee under a Hurricane Watch. 

The Southwest Florida coast stretching from Charlotte County to southern Collier County are now under a Tropical Storm Watch. 

This means these areas have a chance of experiencing Tropical Storm force winds that are 40mph and higher.