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What Storm? Keys Take Tropical Storm Fay in Stride

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Fay is headed to the coast of southwest Florida after hitting the Florida Keys.

At 2 a.m. EDT, Fay was about 45 miles south of Naples and moving north at about 7 mph. Sustained winds were about 60 mph with some higher gusts.

A hurricane warning was in effect along southwestern Florida from Flamingo to just south of the Tampa Bay area. A tropical storm warning was in effect in the east from Flagler Beach southward, on the west coast from Anna Maria Island to Tarpon Springs and in the Florida Keys.

A warning means those conditions are likely within the warning area in the next 24 hours.

National Hurricane Center officials said the storm would likely make landfall sometime Tuesday morning.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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