Tropical Storm Elsa Floods St Petersburg Streets

Storm surge warnings were issued for St Petersburg, Florida, and surrounding areas on Wednesday, July 7, as Tropical Storm Elsa flooded parts of the region.

The National Weather Service warned of potentially “life-threatening” storm surge, with water flooding three to five feet above ground in some areas.

Twitter user @findave3 posted this footage on Wednesday morning and said it shows a neighborhood flooded by a storm surge in St Petersburg.

As of 11 am on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center said Elsa was making landfall in Taylor County, located in the northern part of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Credit: @findave3 via Storyful