Satellite Imagery Shows Tropical Storm Elsa's Convection Increasing Near Florida Keys

Tropical Storm Elsa increased its convection as it passed by Key West, Florida, on July 6.

An infrared satellite loop shared by the National Weather Service (NWS) shows Elsa’s center, with the NWS reporting “recently” recorded sustained winds of 49 mph, as well as gusts to 64 mph.

The National Hurricane Center reported on July 6 that the storm would intensify over the next 24 hours before making landfall. Credit: US National Weather Service Key West Florida via Storyful