Wondering about Tropical Storm Cindy's impact on North Texas?

Wondering about Tropical Storm Cindy's impact on North Texas?

Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm that crawled ashore from the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line.

Life-threatening flash floods could bring three to six inches of rain and as much as 12 inches in some parts of Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, the National Hurricane Center said.

Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford tells the News Herald deputies responded to 37 calls regarding swimmers in the Gulf on Tuesday as the storm brought heavy rain to Florida's Panhandle.

As far as the Red River Radio Listening area is concerned, Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to move into the area later today.

The storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle, and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast, the NHC said.

The remnant of Tropical Storm Cindy is seen on weather maps as a low near Memphis Friday morning.

Louisiana's Office of State Parks says high water or damage from Tropical Storm Cindy has closed six parks in southern Louisiana.

Cindy is expected to dump 3 to 6 inches (7.5 to 15 cm) of rain as it heads north and east into the Ohio Valley and the Appalachian Mountains through Saturday, said Brian Hurley, a weather service meteorologist.

There may be some flood watches and possibly warnings over the next couple of days as the moisture increases and showers return but solid reasons to believe flooding won't widespread or devastating.

"Right now, we're not anticipating any severe weather with these storms", Villanueva said.

In Louisiana, Edwards said two fishermen who were reported missing in coastal St. Mary Parish had been located and rescued Thursday morning.

Official landfall was made just before 4 a.m.at the Texas-Louisiana border.

Even though Cindy is no longer a tropical storm, torrential rains continue to threaten the Gulf Coast and many parts of the southeast with a danger of flash floods.

Rain will continue through Friday, with 2 to 5 inches possible in southern and eastern counties, the forecast said. Water levels rise after a combination of high tide and the rain from Tropical Storm Cindy in Lake Charles, La., Thursday, June 22, 2017. A boy killed by debris in storm surf off Alabama was the only fatality reported so far in the storm, which spun off tornadoes and caused street flooding in many coastal areas.

"All arms of the state's emergency preparedness and response apparatus are taking Tropical Storm Cindy seriously, and we are calling on all Louisianans throughout the state to do so as well", Edwards said in a statement.

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