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Storms for Louisiana and the Atlantic

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Posted: Aug 25, 2014 5:57 AM by Meteorologist Josh Eachus
Updated: Aug 25, 2014 5:57 AM
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On Monday, expect partly sunny skies early, with thermometers jumping up to the lower 90s. Humidity will stay quite high. By late morning and early afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will be developing from east to west across the region. These showers and thunderstorms will be widespread and slow-moving, thus some heavy downpours will be possible. The storms could also contain gusty wind and frequent lightning.

Tonight, the showers and storms will end and skies will go partly cloudy with lows in the low 70s.

Named over the weekend, Tropical Storm Cristobal contains maximum sustained winds of 50mph and a minimum central pressure of 994mb as of 5am Monday Morning. Cristobal is located near the Bahamas and moving to the north at 3 mph. Despite all of the hype and speculation last week, this storm is forecast to accelerate north-northeastward and out to sea through mid-week.

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