08/11/2010 Sarasota, FL TD5 Squalls

Today squalls from Tropical Depression 5 (TD5) were reaching the coast of SW Florida this morning bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to near tropical storm force as TD5 moves back over the Gulf of Mexico and heads towards the northern coastline.

TD5 will impact the New Orleans, LA area on Thursday while impacting the area of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill on it’s way to the northern Gulf Coast.