News Alert: FEMA Private Sector Advisory
Posted: 6/22/2017 8:21:19 AM
Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center

 Private Sector Advisory #3


...CINDY MAKES LANDFALL IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...

At 4am CDT, Tropical Storm Cindy was located 30 miles west-southwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and a minimum central pressure of 994 mb.

Cindy is moving toward the north near 12 mph, and a turn toward the northeast is expected on Friday. On the forecast track, the center will move into southeastern Arkansas early Friday, and into Tennessee later on Friday. Continued weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Cindy should weaken to a Tropical Depression later today, and become a remnant low tonight.

Tropical Storm Warning
* High Island Texas to Morgan City Louisiana

Rainfall
Cindy is expected to produce rain accumulations of 3 to 6 inches with isolated maximum amounts up to 12 inches over eastern Texas, western and central Louisiana and southern and eastern Arkansas through Friday morning. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches over southern Mississippi, southern and central Alabama and extreme western Florida Panhandle are expected through Friday morning. This rainfall could cause life-threatening flash flooding in these areas.

Tornadoes
A few tornadoes are possible through tonight from the lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast.


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