Flash Flood Caution As Hurricane Cindy Heads To United States
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” This rains might trigger dangerous flash flooding,” the NHC alerted.
World|Agence France-Presse|Updated: June 21, 2017
MIAMI, UNITED STATES: Weather keeps an eye on alerted Wednesday of twisters and possibly lethal flash floods as Tropical Storm Cindy in the Gulf of Mexico headed to the coasts of Louisiana and Texas.At 0600 GMT Cindy lay about 200 miles (325 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana, and 270 miles (435 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas, the National Hurricane Center reported.
The storm loaded winds of 60 miles (95 kilometers) per hour, and was moving to the northwest at 7 miles (11 kilometers) per hour.
Cindy is anticipated to strike the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late Wednesday, and move inland on Thursday.
It is anticipated to bring in between 6 and 9 inches of rain, “with separated optimum quantities of 12 inches” in some locations.
“This rains might trigger lethal flash flooding,” the NHC cautioned.
Cindy is not anticipated to reach cyclone status, however is however big: hurricane force winds “extend external as much as 275 miles, generally north through northeast of the center,” the NHC stated.
The weather condition service likewise alerted of possible separated twisters on Wednesday from southern Louisiana to northern Florida.
The NHC provided a hurricane caution for the seaside area in between the main coast of Texas to the western Florida panhandle.