Heavy Rain Hits Part of Florida's East Coast as Tropical Storm Elsa Approaches

Strong winds and heavy rain hit parts of Florida’s east coast as Tropical Storm Elsa approached the state on July 5.

A special marine warning was issued for the area as Storm Elsa’s outer rain bands walloped the region.

According to the National Weather Service the storm had the potential to bring powerful winds, heavy rainfall and flooding.

This footage was taken in Melbourne, Florida, showing the heavy rain and wind sweeping through the city. Credit: NWS Melbourne via Storyful

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