ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —
Tropical Storm Cristobal formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico Tuesday breaking a record for the earliest we have had three storms named in a season.
It is forecast to initially move southward back over land and weaken back into a depression, but then begin to move northward and back out over water by Thursday night.
The official forecast calls for it to move northward toward the central Gulf of Mexico by Friday of this week as it's winds increase.
Many models then turn it northwest toward Louisiana or Texas, but we need to watch this closely.
Meanwhile, closer to 快2彩票, we will see some of it's moisture by Thursday and Friday.
Tonight: Some clearing as rain ends, staying mild with a nice breeze. Low: 73. Chance of rain: 30 percent. Wind: E 10-15 mph.
Wednesday: Partly to mostly cloudy skies with afternoon storms moving westward. High: 85. Chance of rain: 60 percent. Wind: E 10-15 mph.
Wednesday night: Some clearing as rain ends, staying mild with a nice breeze. Low: 71. Chance of rain: 20 percent. Wind: SE 5-10 mph.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with widespread showers and storms likely. High: 81. Chance of rain: 80 percent. Wind: SE 10-15 mph
WTSP meteorologists on Facebook: , , , ,
WTSP meteorologists on Twitter: , , , ,