Tropical Storm Mindy Expected to Bring Heavy Rainfall to Florida Panhandle

September 9, 2021

Tropical Storm Mindy is expected to produce two to four inches of rainfall across the Florida Panhandle into southern Georgia and South Carolina through Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Mindy was about 35 miles south-southwest of Tallahassee as of 11:00 p.m. EST Wednesday. The storm was carrying maximum sustained wind speeds of 45 mph and is expected to gradually weaken as it moves over land.

A tropical storm warning is in effect Indian Pass to Steinhatchee River, Florida.

Tropical-storm force winds may occur near the center of Mindy over portions of the northern Florida Peninsula and southeastern Georgia, the NHC said.

A tornado or two is possible over potions of north Florida and far south Georgia through Thursday morning.

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Florida Windstorm

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