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High winds, rain as tropical storm makes Louisiana landfall

Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall on the Louisiana coast Sunday, packing 50 mph winds and spinning dangerous weather as far east as northern Florida, where it spawned a tornado that uprooted trees and downed power lines. The lopsided storm moved ashore between the mouth of the Mississippi River and the barrier island resort community of […]

Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall along Mexico coast

Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall near Atasta, Mexico (just to the west of Ciudad del Carmen) with sustained wind of 60 mph around 8:35 a.m. CDT Wednesday morning. The system will hover over land and eventually reemerge into the Gulf later this week. It remains to be seen how much the interaction with land will […]

Tropical Storm Cristobal possible in the Gulf of Mexico this week

Monday is the official start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season and already odds are increasing for tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico this week. Showers and storms, associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Amanda in the Pacific, will be heading into the Bay of Campeche this week and try to reorganize. Odds […]