Tropical Storm Mindy dumps rain across Florida Panhandle

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Tropical Storm Mindy, which rapidly gained strength on Wednesday, has made landfall in Florida’s panhandle. Mindy made landfall at St. Vincent Island at 9:15 p.m., according to the National Hurricane Center.Mindy is 35 miles east-northeast of Apalachicola, Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. The storm is moving northeast at 21 mph.A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the coast of the Florida Panhandle from Indian Pass to Steinhatchee River.”On the forecast track, the center of Mindy is expected to cross the coastline of the Florida Panhandle later tonight, and then move offshore of the southeastern United States into the western Atlantic Ocean by tomorrow. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected before Mindy makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle tonight,” NHC said.Mindy is expected to produce storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches with maximum amounts of 6 inches across the Florida Panhandle into southern portions of Georgia and South Carolina through Thursday morning. Isolated tornadoes are possible. 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.The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Tropical Storm Mindy, which rapidly gained strength on Wednesday, has made landfall in Florida’s panhandle.

Mindy made landfall at St. Vincent Island at 9:15 p.m., according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Mindy is 35 miles east-northeast of Apalachicola, Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. The storm is moving northeast at 21 mph.

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the coast of the Florida Panhandle from Indian Pass to Steinhatchee River.

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“On the forecast track, the center of Mindy is expected to cross the coastline of the Florida Panhandle later tonight, and then move offshore of the southeastern United States into the western Atlantic Ocean by tomorrow. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected before Mindy makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle tonight,” NHC said.

Mindy is expected to produce storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches with maximum amounts of 6 inches across the Florida Panhandle into southern portions of Georgia and South Carolina through Thursday morning. Isolated tornadoes are possible.

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.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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