Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall on Thursday morning between 2:00 and 3:00 am CDT, according to the National Hurricane Center. The center of circulation came ashore between Cameron, Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas. Gradual weakening is expected as it moves north over land.
Advisory #11 issued on Tropical Storm Cindy. Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana. Flash flooding still a threat. pic.twitter.com/zUnyxEbz55
— NHC Atlantic Ops (@NHC_Atlantic) June 22, 2017
One death has been attributed to Cindy in Alabama, and thousands have lost power along the Gulf Coast as well. At least five tornadoes have been reported with the storm so far as well, with minor damage with a waterspout that moved on shore reported in Biloxi, Mississippi on Wednesday morning.
Flooding has been the primary hazard with the storm, with some locations along the Gulf Coast recording more than a half foot of rainfall from Cindy so far, particularly in and around Mobile, Alabama and the Florida panhandle.
Stay with WeatherNation for the latest on Cindy and its impacts.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Karissa Klos, Meteorologist Chris Bianchi