22 June 2017 - bulletin 333

Updated at 1000 GMT
Latest warning for 03L

Tropical storm Cindy / 03L
Warning 11 from NHC at 0900 GMT
Position 29.9N 93.6W
Location 30 miles WSW of Lake Charles, Louisiana
Movement 360° (N) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 70 miles to the southwest through southeast of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 994 mbar
Threatened landmasses Louisiana, Texas
Next warning from NHC at 1200 GMT

Cindy made landfall in Louisiana this morning. The system will now weaken as it moves further inland, before being absorbed by a frontal system. 

Regional warnings
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from High Island Texas to Morgan City Louisiana

Rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches, locally up to 12 inches over eastern Texas, western and central Louisiana and southern and eastern Arkansas. Another 2 to 4 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches over southern Mississippi, southern and central Alabama and extreme western Florida Panhandle. This rainfall could cause life-threatening flash flooding.

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 4 inches are expected in the Tennessee and Ohio valleys.

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 lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys to the central Gulf Coast.

Update from NHC at 0600 GMT
System No Invest Assigned
Position 12N 94W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (10%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is LOW (20%)

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