Tropical Storm Andrea bearing down on Fla. Coast

In this Wednesday, June 5, 2013 GOES satellite photo provided by NASA/NOAA, Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, forms over the Gulf of Mexico. The tropical storm is likely to bring wet weather to parts of Florida's west coast by the end of the week. (AP Photo/NASA/NOAA)
In this Wednesday, June 5, 2013 GOES satellite photo provided by NASA/NOAA, Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, forms over the Gulf of Mexico. The tropical storm is likely to bring wet weather to parts of Florida's west coast by the end of the week. (AP Photo/NASA/NOAA)

MIAMI (AP) – The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is bearing down on the Florida coast.

Andrea’s maximum sustained winds increased to near 60 mph this morning and the storm is expected to reach Florida’s Big Bend area today before moving across southeastern Georgia.

The storm is centered about 220 miles west-southwest of Tampa and is moving north-northeast near 13 mph.

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