Tropical Storm Eta pounded Cuba with strong winds, heavy rains and storm surge Sunday as forecasters warned the deadly storm would strengthen en route to the Florida Keys.
Gov. Ron DeSantis warned Floridians to stash seven days of supplies. National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said in a Facebook Live post Sunday that Eta could regain hurricane status before the storm arrives overnight.
“You’re going to be dealing with Eta all week,” Graham said. “It’s going to take a lot to get this thing out of here.”
Some school districts – including Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Broward County Public Schools and Monroe County School District – announced their campuses will be closed Monday due to Eta. Online instruction was canceled Monday for Miami-Dade and Monroe county schools.
Last week, Eta stormed through Central America as a Category 4 hurricane, triggering deadly mudslides that destroyed entire villages. The center of Eta