Hurricane Ida is expected to reach the northern Gulf coast as a possible major storm Sunday.
Tropical Storm Fred forecast moves the cone further east, Grace is a depression and Invest 96 is meandering in the Atlantic.
Fred continues to track west putting the local area on the eastern side of the storm at landfall.
The National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. forecast puts Okaloosa and Walton counties in the center of the cone.
This area could experience tropical storm conditions this weekend.
Impacts from Tropical Storm Fred could reach the Florida panhandle by this weekend.
Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the panhandle. Heavy rain and gusty winds are likely through the weekend.
Severe storms with supercell thunderstorm activity is expected to reach the panhandle between 1-6 p.m. Thursday.
Bitter cold wind chills and black ice are in the forecast for tonight.
This area is under a tropical storm warning in advance of Hurricane Zeta.