NWS Lake Charles tropical update: 4 p.m. 6.5.20
Published 4:46 pm Friday, June 5, 2020
Cristobal is moving north at a quicker pace. Landfall has moved up to late Sunday afternoon or evening as a tropical storm in south central or southeast Louisiana.
Flooding is our top concern – from both storm surge and rainfall – in parts of south central Louisiana Sunday and Monday. We are expecting four to six inches of rain, with locally higher amounts. Tides are already running a foot above normal, and will rise further late this weekend.
Winds could be tropical storm force in parts of south central Louisiana. Expect scattered power outages Sunday and Monday.