Tropical Storm Idalia has strengthened into a hurricane as of early this morning. As the storm tracks across the eastern Gulf of Mexico it is expected to strengthen, becoming a major hurricane tonight. On the current forecast track, Idalia would make landfall between Tampa and the Big Bend region of Florida Wednesday morning. Thereafter, Idalia is forecasted to track along or near the Georgia and South Carolina coast as a Tropical Storm late Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.
The greatest impacts for southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina are expected to occur late Wednesday morning through early Thursday morning.
- Expect heavy rainfall and flash flooding: 4-8 inches of rain possible
- Strong, gusty winds
- Storm surge/coastal flooding
- Rip currents, high surf, and possible beach erosion
- Risk of tornadoes across multiple counties of GA & SC Wed. & Wed. night
Please stay safe and know that your POA management team will continue to monitor Hurricane Idalia’s path, and we will update you all as new information becomes available. For reliable, up- to- date hurricane information, please also visit the following:
South Carolina ETV:
National Hurricane Center: