TROPICAL STORM FRED 11 P.M. UPDATE: System found to be a little stronger; dangerous storm surge expected along Panhandle on Monday

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Fred has reformed within the Gulf of Mexico as of 8:40 a.m., according to the National Hurricane Center.

The storm currently has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour while moving north-northwest at 9 miles per hour.

The current forecast track is as follows, projecting landfall in Panhandle sometime Monday afternoon or evening.

Fred’s could bring heavy rain and possible flooding in the Florida Panhandle, south Alabama, parts of Georgia, and the western Carolinas.

“Dangerous storm surge inundation” is also expected along parts of the Panhandle coastline.

However, the NHC expects that the storm will weaken again and dissipate as it goes into the Tennessee River Valley.

Below are the current watches and warnings in effect:

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…

  • Coast of Florida from Indian Pass to Yankeetown

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

  • Coast of the Florida Panhandle from Navarre to the Wakulla/Jefferson County line

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Abbeville

78°F Clear Feels like 84°
Wind
5 mph SE
Humidity
89%
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Wind
6 mph SSE
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20%
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Waning Gibbous
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Crowley

77°F Clear Feels like 77°
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5 mph SE
Humidity
93%
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5 mph SSE
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20%
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Opelousas

76°F Clear Feels like 76°
Wind
5 mph ESE
Humidity
86%
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5 mph SSE
Precip
20%
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Waning Gibbous
Partly Cloudy

Breaux Bridge

77°F Partly Cloudy Feels like 77°
Wind
3 mph ESE
Humidity
92%
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Tonight

Partly cloudy this evening followed by increasing clouds with showers developing after midnight. Thunder possible. Low 73F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
73°F Partly cloudy this evening followed by increasing clouds with showers developing after midnight. Thunder possible. Low 73F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Wind
3 mph SE
Precip
55%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Partly Cloudy

New Iberia

78°F Partly Cloudy Feels like 84°
Wind
4 mph SE
Humidity
90%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early. Thunderstorms developing late. Low 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
74°F Partly cloudy skies early. Thunderstorms developing late. Low 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Wind
5 mph SSE
Precip
63%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous

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