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Cindy makes landfall: Today’s forecast | WPMI

June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in SW Louisiana between Port Arthur Texas and Cameron Louisiana around 4am this morning. It will continue to track north and west across Louisiana into SE Arkansas tonight into Friday. Weakening is expected today as it moves inland. Right now Cindy is about 30 miles WSW of Lake Charles, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph this morning. While the center of Tropical Storm Cindy remained far from the Mobile area, we’ve certainly experienced some of the worst weather this storm dishe

via Cindy makes landfall: Today’s forecast | WPMI.

Tropical Storm Cindy: 10-year-old boy killed by a log blown ashore by a huge wave, police say | AL.com

June 22, 2017

A huge wave knocked a log in front of a waterfront condo into a 10-year-old boy, toppling and killing him, on Wednesday morning according to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies from the BCSO were dispatched to 3118 Ponce De Leon Court off Fort Morgan Road in Fort Morgan, Alabama for a possible drowning around 10:30 a.m.

via Tropical Storm Cindy: 10-year-old boy killed by a log blown ashore by a huge wave, police say | AL.com.

BREAKING: Crews Responding to Weather-Related Injury of Child at Fort Morgan | WKRG

June 21, 2017

FORT MORGAN, AL WKRG — Emergency crews are rushing to Fort Morgan, Alabama for reports of severe injury to a 10-year-old boy.

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter is en route to the remote location south of Mobile Bay, where early reports say a 10-year-old boy suffered severe facial trauma after wind caused an object to topple on top of him.

via BREAKING: Crews Responding to Weather-Related Injury of Child at Fort Morgan | WKRG.

Baldwin County residents near Fish River prepare for flooding – FOX10 News | WALA

June 21, 2017

Leaders in Baldwin County had an emergency meeting this afternoon to talk about Tropical Storm Cindy.

As of right now there’s no flooding problems and everyone hopes it stays that way. County Commissioners and the Sheriff were at this afternoon’s meeting to make sure everyone was ready in case the county started seeing problems.

via Baldwin County residents near Fish River prepare for flooding – FOX10 News | WALA.

Latest beach update: Gulf remains closed to public in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Destin, Panama City | AL.com

June 21, 2017

The waters off Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Destin, South Walton and Panama City remain off limits today as the Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Cindy.

Double red flags warning people to stay out of the water are posted along the Gulf Coast. The warnings come as high surf and potentially deadly rip currents have been reported.

via Latest beach update: Gulf remains closed to public in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Destin, Panama City | AL.com.

Gulf Shores officials on Tropical Storm Cindy: Stay out of the water or face jail, fines | AL.com

June 21, 2017

Warning of life-threatening rip currents and dangerous surf, Gulf Shores officials are telling people to stay of the water.

Double-red flags are up in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Destin, Panama City and along the Florida Panhandle, signifying the water is off limits.

Gulf of Mexico waters within the corporate limits of Gulf Shores are closed to the public until further notice, city officials said. Swimming, wading, floating or other entry into the water is prohibited and violators can face fines or even jail.

via Gulf Shores officials on Tropical Storm Cindy: Stay out of the water or face jail, fines | AL.com.

Gulf Coast already feeling impact of tropical weather as preps u – FOX10 News | WALA

June 20, 2017

With preparations underway as a tropical system churns in the Gulf, Alabama’s coast is already feeling the impact. Rougher than normal surf and dangerous rip currents have already begun to roll ashore ahead of the storm.

With it expected to be a heavy rainmaker for our area, beach-goers were making the best of Monday despite the rough conditions. Anna Goetz is visiting the Mobile area on a mission trip from Amarillo, Texas. She and 70 others in her group had planned to come to Gulf Shores on Thursday but changed plans after watching the forecast.

via Gulf Coast already feeling impact of tropical weather as preps u – FOX10 News | WALA.

Tracking the Tropics… Plus Your Father’s Day Forecast – FOX10 News | WALA

June 18, 2017

We are focused on the tropics as a tropical disturbance is showing signs of gradual development in the Western Caribbean. It’s a very broad area of low pressure which is important for the models. Until it creates a closed area of low pressure it will be hard for the models to get a handle on where it’s going. Sunday morning they’re spreading a landfall from South Texas to the Big Bend of Florida mid to late week.

via Tracking the Tropics… Plus Your Father’s Day Forecast – FOX10 News | WALA.

Tropical storm possible in the Gulf in next few days | AL.com

June 18, 2017

Could the Gulf have its first tropical storm of the year soon?

It appeared increasingly likely, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Forecasters on Saturday evening said a large area of disturbed weather in the northwest Caribbean — Invest 93L – was showing signs of organization and would “likely” become a tropical or subtropical depression or storm early next week after it moves into the southern Gulf of Mexico.

via Tropical storm possible in the Gulf in next few days | AL.com.

Tropical storm possible in the Gulf in next few days | AL.com

June 17, 2017

Could the Gulf have its first tropical storm of the year soon?

It appeared increasingly likely, according to the National Hurricane Center. Forecasters on Saturday said a large area of disturbed weather in the northwest Caribbean could gradually organize into a tropical depression by early next week after it moves into the southern Gulf of Mexico.

via Tropical storm possible in the Gulf in next few days | AL.com.

Conference held in Baldwin County to prepare for hurricane season | WPMI

June 16, 2017

Robertsdale, ALA. (WPMI) — To prepare for hurricane season, Baldwin county public officials held a conference in Robertsdale to iron out all the details.

They went over everything from storm evacuation to shelters to help people avoid confusion.

Maj Anthony of the Baldwin County Sheriff’s office says there can be a lot of confusion once storms hit.

via Conference held in Baldwin County to prepare for hurricane season | WPMI.

A Few Showers and Storms Possible Today – FOX10 News | WALA

June 11, 2017

Welcome to summer on the Gulf Coast! We are moving into the pattern of scattered storms and high humidity. No day will be a total washout though, just passing showers with occasional rumbles of thunder.

Sunday morning the showers are starting just offshore and are pushing north. By the afternoon, the storms will be inland. We’ll have about a 30% of rain in coastal areas; 40% along I-10 in metro areas of Mobile, Pensacola, and the Eastern Shore; and 60% for inland areas near Highway 84 later in the day.

via A Few Showers and Storms Possible Today – FOX10 News | WALA.

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