Cristobal weakening as it moves inland, flooding rain and strong winds still expected

There bag been nine reported tornadoes over the weekend in Florida.

June 8, 2020, 12: 10 PM

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Cristobal indirectly made landfall the earlier day evening in southeast Louisiana as a old Tropical Storm with winds of up to 50 mph.

The glorious wind gust recorded on the skin became once up to 57 mph off the flee of Alabama.

The glorious storm surge with this storm became once 5.3 feet in Louisiana and 4.3 feet in Mississippi.

The glorious rainfall total became once in northern Florida with up to 13 inches of rain between Tallahassee and Jacksonville. Any other 7 inches of rain fell in Alabama and Cellular obtained 5.56 inches of rain which broke a everyday rainfall file for the metropolis.

There bag been 9 reported tornadoes over the weekend in Florida in the outer bands of Tropical Storm Cristobal and damage became once reported in Orlando after a twister touched down in the metropolis.

This morning, Cristobal does no longer gape healthy and is now a dying tropical gadget that is transitioning to an additional-tropical storm gadget. The Nationwide Hurricane Center is peaceful calling it a Tropical Despair but doubtlessly for no longer distinguished longer.

As remnants of Cristobal switch north, heavy rain will spread with it into the Mid- and Greater Mississippi River Valley as 10 states are at say under flood alerts this morning.

As much as 4 inches of rain could well perhaps fall in the Heartland with better quantities are doable in the community.

Moreover to rain, sturdy winds are anticipated in the Immense Lakes on Tuesday and Wednesday as Cristobal transitions to a mid-latitude storm.

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