As of Tuesday afternoon, Hurricane Idalia is currently impacting Florida, as it rapidly gains strength in the Gulf of Mexico.
The storm is expected to reach Category 3 strength before the eye of the storm hits land somewhere in the Big Bend area of Florida.
Outer bands of the storm should impact North Carolina as we reach Wednesday afternoon, with the center of the storm expected to pass through our region sometime Thursday afternoon.
Also of note, in the last few hours, some closures and delays have been announced. You can see all the closings and adjustments on our special page here.