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Tropical Storm Erika's projected path shifts to Florida's west coast

Tropical Storm Erika's projected path shifts to Florida's west coast

The latest predictions show Tropical Storm Erika making landfall Monday morning on Florida's southwestern coast, near Naples. The storm is forecasted to then move north-northeast up the center of the state, toward Central Florida. Sometime between Monday and Tuesday afternoon – about the time it will hit Central Florida – the storm is expected to be downgraded to a depression, the latest prediction shows. No warnings or watches are in effect for Florida – and forecasters say there is a "significant chance" that none will be required. Earlier this morning, Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in preparation for Erika. Emergency managers and...

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