KHOU11) — Tropical Storm Cristobal formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday and is forecast to make landfall as a strong storm along the Louisiana coast early next week.
But Texas isn’t totally in the clear yet.
Where will Tropical Storm Cristobal go?
The official forecast track from the Hurricane Center takes the storm north across the central Gulf of Mexico, toward the upper Texas or Louisiana coast on Sunday afternoon.
Intensity forecast are always the most challenging part of tropical cyclone forecasting. Cristobal is currently interacting with the landmass of southern Mexico which is keeping it weak for now. The NHC is forecasting the storm to be a moderate to strong tropical storm at landfall Sunday afternoon.