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Tropical Storm Cindy Forecast to Move Onshore Thursday

Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Cindy will continue inundating the Gulf Coast. Rain amounts of 6-9 inches, with isolated amounts of 15 inches, will bring a high risk of reaching excessive levels and producing life-threatening flash floods along the Gulf Coast, especially, the central Gulf Coast. Out west, dangerous, record breaking heat continues for the Southwest and portions of California. Read More >

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Saffir-Simpson Scale
  • Tropical Storm - winds 39-73 mph (34-63 kt)
  • Category 1 - winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt)
  • Category 2 - winds 96-110 mph (83-95 kt)
  • Category 3 - winds 111-129 mph (96-112 kt)
  • Category 4 - winds 130-156 mph (113-136 kt)
  • Category 5 - winds 157 mph and up (137+ kt)

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