Tropical Storm Cindy to make landfall Wednesday Night
As reported by National Weather Service for Southeast Texas, Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to make landfall near the Texas Louisiana border tonight (Wednesday, June 21) and move inland on Thursday. Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected, especially near the center of the circulation where locally heavy rainfall will be possible. Breezy to windy north to northwest winds can be expected too.
Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management shared that “Tropical Storm Cindy is currently situated over the Northern Gulf. There are no significant changes to what we should expect for Montgomery County, 1-2″ of rain and gusty winds. The National Weather Service anticipates landfall late tonight. Some parts of the coast are starting to see the effects of 40MPH Tropical-Storm-force winds.”
Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to move inland near the Texas Louisiana border on Thursday, June 22. Periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected, especially near the center of the circulation where locally heavy rainfall will be possible. Breezy to windy northwest to west winds will weaken as the day progresses. Rain chances will persist into the weekend.
The National Hurricane Center recommends a basic emergency supply kit withfollowing recommended items:
- Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
- Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
- Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- First aid kit
- Whistle to signal for help
- Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
- Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
- Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
- Manual can opener for food
- Local maps
- Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger
Stay tuned for more weather updates and news!
#TSCindy UPDATE 6/21 10:50pm CDT: “Tropical Storm Cindy’s center track has made a very slight shift to the East. att 10 PM CDT #Cindy is located 97 miles from Galveston, moving NNW at 7 MPH.” Source: US National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Texas. Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency: “The center track will make landfall overnight or early Thursday morning. Parts of Montgomery County will still see 1-2” of rainfall overnight.
#TSCindy UPDATE at 6/22 4am CDT: Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall between Port Arthur, TX and Cameron, LA. The Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued west of High Island, TX
#TSCindy UPDATE at 6/22 11am CDT by Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: “It will be a rainy day in Montgomery County now that Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall. We will receive more rainfall throughout the weekend due to a cool front that will move through the area. The Tropical Storm Warnings for Liberty, Harris, Galveston and Chambers counties have been canceled. We were fortunate that this storm did not come our way. It didn’t happen this time, but very well could come our way at any time in the near future. Thank you to those of you who prepared and heeded the warnings. Now is the time to prepare yourselves and your family for what this hurricane season could bring.”