Tropical Storm Hermine headed toward Florida

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Tropical Storm Hermine formed Wednesday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico, according to CNN.

The storm is headed toward Florida. And, forecasters said it could even become a hurricane before landfall Thursday night, or early Friday morning.

A hurricane watch is in effect from Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola. Heavy rain, strong winds, tornadoes and coastal flooding are all possible with this system.

FOX43 will be following the storm’s development.