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Elsa could bring rain to Richmond later this week

Posted at 5:23 PM, Jul 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 09:48:16-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Tropical Storm Elsa will move away from Cuba and through the Florida Straits on Tuesday.

The track continues to point towards a landfall along the northern west coast of the Florida Peninsula, with a weakening and acceleration through southeast Georgia, the Carolinas, and southeast Virginia. T

The impact to Virginia based on the current track would come on Thursday, with a band of showers, then period of heavy rain and gusty winds.

A few non-Elsa-related storms will be possible on Friday.

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Elsa track based on the Monday (July 5, 2021) 5 p.m. advisory.

More information can be found in the CBS 6 Interactive Tropical Tracker.