Surge From Tropical Storm Eta Leaves Longboat Key Flooded

The surge from Tropical Storm Eta left parts of Florida’s West Coast under water on November 11 as the system continued to bring wet conditions to the state.

As of 4 pm, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami had warned of a “tropical storm-force winds” along the Florida Gulf Coast and heavy rainfall, as well as possible flash flooding in south Florida.

At 10 pm the NHC warned of life-threatening storm surge in the region including Tampa Bay. This video shows water rising at a house in Longboat Key.

The storm was expected to move across central Florida through Thursday. Credit: Kellie Wooten via Storyful