'Best Water Park Ever': Tropical Storm Elsa Batters Key West, Florida

Tropical Storm Elsa moved across the Florida Keys on July 6, bringing heavy rainfall and wind gusts.

The storm increased its convection as it passed by Key West on July 6, the NWS said, with sustained winds of 49 mph and gusts of 64 mph.

The National Hurricane Center reported on July 6 that the storm would intensify over the next 24 hours before making landfall in the southeastern US.

Footage captured by David Kimmell shows large waves engulfing the Edward B Knight Pier in Key West, Florida. “Best water park ever,” he wrote on one of his posts. “Thanks Mother Nature!” Credit: David Kimmell via Storyful

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