Updated at 2050 GMT
Latest warning for 03L
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Cindy / 03L
Warning 09 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 28.2N 93.2W
Location 125 miles SE of Galveston, Texas
Movement 310° (NW) at 8 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 115 miles of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 994 mbar
Threatened landmasses Louisiana, Texas
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT
Cindy is moving northwest through the Gulf of Mexico. It will make landfall near the Louisiana / Texas border on Thursday.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from San Luis Pass (Texas) to the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Rainfall totals of 6 to 9 inches, locally up to 15 inches, over
southeastern Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southern Alabama, and the
Florida Panhandle. This could cause life-threatening flash-floods.
Rainfall should spread northeastward across Arkansas and into portions of the Tennessee and
Ohio Valleys through Friday, with total rain accumulations of 3 to 5
inches with locally higher amounts possible.
Totals of 3 to 5 inches with isolated locally up to 7 inches can be
expected farther west across western Louisiana and eastern Texas.
Inundations of 1 to 3 feet can occur as a result of storm surge in the
warning area; in addition to that, also from southeastern Louisiana to
the western Florida Panhandle.
Tornadoes are possible from the western Florida Panhandle across southwest Alabama, southern Mississippi and southern Louisiana.