First storm of hurricane season First storm of hurricane season Colonial. Tropical storm warnings were in effect for a large section of florida's west coast from boca grande to Pandora Jewellery: indian pass as well as the east coast from flagler beach, fla, right to cape charles light in virginia. Tropical storm andrea's maximum sustained winds increased to near 95 km/h and the storm was anticipated to make landfall in florida's big bend area thursday afternoon before moving across southeastern georgia and the carolinas.It was not anticipated to strengthen into a hurricane.National typhoon center in miami. Could its centre hit florida, the storm disrupted graduation ceremonies at clearwater's countryside graduating, where the class of 2013 was alleged to graduate thursday morning at brighthouse field, the spring coaching home of the philadelphia phillies.Principal gerald schlereth in order to move the ceremony to the high school's gymnasium, but the gym wouldn't cater the nearly 500 graduates, close pals, families and school representatives so it was decided that the seniors would graduate in two sessions. "You need to have a plan b when weather is involved, replied ocy ertzberger, head bookkeeper at the college of 2, 400 individuals. The split sessions would most likely mean double duty for the valedictorian, salutatorian and other college speakers. The actual, south georgia residents Cheap Pandora Bracelets were bracing for heavy rains that can result in flooding. Forecasters at the national weather service said heavy rains and flooding is a main threats in georgia, but isolated tornadoes also were effortless. "It looks like it's picking up speed and that's the best thing because it won't sit and rain us so long, explained jan chamberlain, whose family runs the blue heron inn bed morning meal near the sapelo island ferry station on georgia's coast thursday morning. In louisiana, storm surge was expected to be the leading threat as the storm comes onshore, blake claims.The typhoon center said coastal areas from tampa bay north to apalachicola could see storm surge of 2 to 5 feet, based on the storm's progress and timing of high tide. Blake added that flash flooding was a problem, with 3 to 6 inches of rain estimated.Remoted areas in florida, georgia and sc could get 10 inches of rain. The nation's weather service in tampa confirmed two tornados touched down early thursday one in myakka city Pandora Animals Beads and the other in sun city center.Meteorologist rodney wynn said there were reports of downed tree limbs and utility lines and minor flooding. The storm was anticipated to hug the coastline, bringing rain as far as southern new england the actual weekend. In the carolinas, gulf islands national seashore closed its campgrounds and the road that runs over the popular beach front park wednesday.The nation's seashore abuts pensacola beach and the park road frequently floods during heavy rains. Around cuba, heavy rains from the storm system have soaked the western part of the island for the last several days, crammed rivers and damaging crops.At least 30 towns were cut off by surging, and most 2, 600 people sought refuge from increasing waters at relatives' homes or state run shelters, communist party publication granma reported thursday.