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Tropical Storm Cristobal impacts Sunday

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(WPMI) Tropical Storm Cristobal to impact the Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Cristobal will likely make landfall across southeastern Louisiana, late Sunday afternoon as a medium to strong tropical storm.

A tropical storm warning continues along and south of Highway 98 for the NBC15 area. That's where winds tomorrow can easily get over 40mph. Gusts will be highest along the coast, perhaps between 50 and 60mph. Along the coast, the wind will increase tides by 1 to 3 feet as storm surge.

Flood watches cover the entire area for possible rain of 3 to 6 inches.

With all of this, there will also be a threat Sunday of isolated tornadoes in the feeder bands of the storm.

The highest impacts of Cristobal will generally be along the coasts, and farther westward to coastal Mississippi and then Louisiana. Don't underestimate the threats of isolated issues in your community.

Soggy soil and/or trees that are halfway dead can result in a tree falling in moderate wind. Certainly, branches and limbs may come down. Prepare your home for the most likely threat of your location.

Stay updated.

The rest of tonight has winds very slowly increasing with periods of showers and thunderstorms.

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