Tropical Storm Cristobal could have an impact on the northern Gulf Coast this weekend

The Weather Authority

Tropical Storm Cristobal formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, and it could have an impact on the northern Gulf Coast including Alabama and Northwest Florida this weekend even if the storm’s center stays west of Mobile as the current forecast as of Tuesday evening shows:

4 AM Wednesday NHC forecast track for Tropical Storm Cristobal

Key messages from the National Hurricane Center primarily deal with the short-term impact in Mexico; we will be watching closely to see how and when this could cause some rough surf, strong rip currents, and locally-heavy rainfall on the Alabama/Florida coast.

[Key Messages]

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