Flooding and Tornadoes- Other Hazards From Tropical Storms

June 21, 2017 by Daphne Thompson
Topics:   Tornado | Tropical |

Tropical Storm Cindy may not be very strong, definitely nowhere near hurricane strength, but that doesn't mean she isn't causing damage. While many become concerned of wind damage from tropical systems, flooding and embedded tornadoes can cause many more issues.

Social media allows us to see the multitude of effects being caused by Tropical Storm Cindy as she sits in the Gulf of Mexico stirring up the ocean, causing heavy rain, and producing occasional small tornadoes. Here is a look at some of the current reports from Florida to Louisiana.

Tornadoes

Tornado Damage

Flooding

Unfortunately, there has already been a fatality due to Tropical Storm Cindy. 

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Daphne Thompson

Daphne is the Content Marketing Manager. Her prior experience includes working at the National Weather Center, Norman Emergency Management, and National Weather Service. With a degree in Meteorology from OU and previous outreach experience, she is able to bridge the gap between science and the general public.