Tracking Tropical Depression Cristobal
The First Alert Storm Team is continuing to closely monitor Tropical Depression Cristobal.
Our third named system of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is affecting portions of the Gulf Coast States of the United States through Monday night.
As of the 10 a.m. Monday morning advisory by the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Cristobal has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and is pushing off to the northwest at 15 mph. A turn towards the north is expected for tonight, followed by a faster north-northeast motion during the day on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The potential impacts to Central Louisiana from this tropical system are as follows; a general 1-5 inches of rainfall will fall through Monday night, with isolated areas seeing 5-10 inches of rainfall or more possible in isolated locations, especially in Eastern Central Louisiana. Sustained winds of 10-25 mph through Monday night, with gusts of 30-50 or more possible. Additionally, isolated power outages, isolated flooding, and isolated tornadoes are all very possible across Central Louisiana through Monday night. Please stay with KALB for the latest information and updates.
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