Tropical Storm Mindy path LIVE: Extreme weather system makes landfall in Florida with 6 INCHES of rain predicted today

TROPICAL Storm Mindy has made landfall over St. Vincent Island, Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

The storm is located about 10 miles (15 km) west southwest of Apalachicola, Florida, packing maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph), the NHC added.

Mindy is predicted to generate as much as 6in (15cm) of rainfall across the Florida Panhandle this morning along with parts of southern Georgia and South Carolina.

The National Hurricane Center said some flash, urban, and small-stream floods were possible.

Read our Tropical Storm Mindy live blog below for the latest updates…

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    MINDY EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA

    The center of Mindy is expected to move across the northern Florida Peninsula and southeastern Georgia overnight and into the Atlantic Thursday morning.

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    MINDY FORMED IN THE NORTH-EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO

    Tropical Storm Mindy has formed in the north-eastern Gulf of Mexico, with warnings in effect from Mexico Beach in Florida to the short Steinhatchee River to the east, some 300 miles from southern Louisiana.

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    MINDY IS THE 13TH NAMED STORM THIS ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON

    Mindy is the 13th-named storm of what has been another busy Atlantic hurricane season.

    According to a tweet from Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach, the average date for the 13th-named storm from 1991-2020 was Oct. 24.

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    TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT

    The tropical storm warning is in effect from Mexico Beach, Florida, to the Steinhatchee River to the east.

    That area is about 300 miles (500 kilometers) east of southern Louisiana, where Hurricane Ida made landfall late last month.

    The region is still recovering from the deadly and destructive Category 4 storm.

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    MINDY COULD CAUSE AS MUCH AS 6 INCHES OF RAIN

    Mindy could cause as much as 6 inches (15 centimeters) of rainfall across the Florida Panhandle and portions of southern Georgia and South Carolina through Thursday morning, the National Hurricane Center said.

    Scattered flash, urban, and small-stream floods are possible.

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    MINDY MAKES LANDFALL OVER ST VINCENT ISLAND

    Tropical Storm Mindy has made landfall over St. Vincent Island, Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

    The storm is located about 10 miles (15 km) west southwest of Apalachicola, Florida, packing maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph), the NHC added.

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