The National Weather Service in its 5 p.m. release says the probability of
Frances' eye passing within 75 miles of the following locations is:
West Palm Beach, 26%, Ft. Pierce 25%, Cocoa Beach 23%, Daytona Beach 20%,
Tampa 18%, Cedar Key 17%, Ft. Myers and Venice 17%.
The forecast model shows the eye passing by Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas
about 2 a.m. Friday, Grand Bahama Island 8 p.m Friday and making landfall
around Vero Beach noon Saturday.
Hurrincane Winds at 5 p.m. Thursday were extending 80 miles out with
tropical force winds 180 miles.