RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Tropical Storm Cristobal has made landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, where Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect.
Minor storm surge flooding and an inland severe weather risk for spin-up tornadoes will be the primary threats in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
Cristobal’s remnants are not expected to bring any direct impacts to Central Virginia as the storm moves north into the Upper Midwest.
In fact, Cristobal will take a very unusual track for a tropical system as the remnant area of low pressure tracks north toward Wisconsin. Very few Atlantic basin tropical systems have ever tracked this far west on record.
The National Weather Service office in La Crosse Wisconsin points out that the forecast track of Cristobal takes it farther west than any other post-tropical system on record.
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