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Tropical Storm Cristobal Update


The 4pm update from the National Weather Service, Lake Charles is as follows:

Cristobal is still moving quickly to the north. It will make landfall late Sunday afternoon or evening, likely east of Morgan City.

Storm surge of 1 to 3 feet above ground level is expected after midnight Sunday night into Monday and Tuesday, mainly in Iberia and St. Mary Parishes.

The heaviest rainfall is forecasted to be over south central Louisiana with two to six inches, with locally higher amounts Sunday and Monday.
Wind gusts will be tropical storm force in parts of south central Louisiana. Expect scattered power outages Sunday and Monday. An isolated tornado is also possible.

Here are some breakdown numbers:
Rainfall: southeast Texas <1 inch, southwest Louisiana 1-2 inches, central Louisiana 1-3 inches, south central Louisiana 2-6 inches.

Storm Surge: 1-3 ft AGL in lower parts of Vermilion, Iberia, lower St. Martin, and St. Mary Parishes.

Tropical Storm Wind Probabilities: southeast Texas 5-10%, southwest Louisiana 5-30%, central Louisiana 10-50%, south central Louisiana 40-80%.

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