Tropical Depression Cristobal moving inland bringing heavy rain to the Midwest

Tropical Outlook

Cristobal is the third named storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season.

Here’s what you need to know.

What we know

Cristobal made landfall in southern Louisiana just west of Grand Isle Sunday afternoon. The storm continues to move inland producing heavy rain and increasing flooding concerns through the Midwest.

Where is it going?

Cristobal is moving north into the Midwest as a remnant low bringing heavy rain from Missouri into the Great Lakes.

Is there anything else brewing?

  • For now the tropics are fairly quiet. There is a tropical wave in the central Atlantic that has only a 10% chance of development over the next 5 days.
Tropical Outlook

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