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Re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal aims at US Gulf coast

4 weeks 8 hours 22 minutes ago Friday, June 05 2020 Jun 5, 2020 June 05, 2020 10:09 PM June 05, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal is swirling in the southern Gulf of Mexico on a path expected to take it to the U.S. Gulf Coast along with the heavy rains that already caused flooding and mudslides in Mexico and Central America. After weakening to a tropical depression while moving over land in Mexico, Cristobal headed back into the Gulf on Friday and powered back up into a tropical storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cristobal’s maximum sustained winds strengthened to 45 mph (75 kph) by late Friday. The storm is forecast to  close in on the U.S. coast by Sunday night, gaining some more strength but not growing into a hurricane. It could cause heavy rains from East Texas to Florida this weekend and into early next week.

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