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Here's a checklist to make sure you're prepared for Elsa today

The Tampa Bay area is in the storm's cone of uncertainty.
Credit: Ready.gov

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tropical Storm Elsa is set to impact the Tampa Bay area starting Monday, with more severe effects from the storm starting Tuesday. Most of the area is already under a Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Warning. 

Whether you're new to the Sunshine State or are Florida-born, it's important to know what to do if a storm is heading your way.

Here's a checklist of things you'll need if Tropical Storm Elsa makes its way to your area:

> STAY INFORMED: If you have a Smart TV, add our Roku or Fire TV apps to stream our hurricane live tracker. Then, download our free 10 Tampa Bay mobile app to get urgent alerts sent directly to your phone to keep your family safe.

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