The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Flood, wind alerts up along East Coast as powerful storm winds up

Start your day with the latest weather news – A far-reaching storm will slide across Florida and up the East Coast, creating dangerous winds and heavy rain that could impact millions.

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Florida faces tropical-storm-like conditions this weekend

A powerful storm system that will eventually impact about 20 states along the East Coast will get its start in Florida this weekend. The storm developed in the Gulf and will move across the peninsula through Sunday. Flooding rain, severe weather and dangerous winds are all possible as it does.

The rainfall forecast for Florida.
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East Coast braces for powerful storm

After tearing across Florida, the storm will move up the East Coast through early next week. It will bring coastal flooding, heavy rains, high winds, and some strong thunderstorms along the way. It could pose a problem for people getting an early start on Christmas travel, with some of the nation’s busiest airports being impacted. Flood alerts are in effect from South Carolina to the Northeast.

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