Tropical Storm Claudette downgraded to depression, may still bring wind and rain

Published: Jun. 19, 2021 at 12:07 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 7:26 PM CDT
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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Tropical Storm Claudette has now downgraded to a depression, but South Mississippi may still experience rain and wind as the storm moves out of the Gulf Coast.

Claudette’s winds have now decreased to 35 mph as it heads toward Alabama Saturday afternoon. Scattered showers and storms will be possible Monday and Tuesday with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Multiple roads across the six coastal counties have reported flooding, so be cautious when traveling and plan alternate routes around areas prone to flooding. Do not drive through standing water.

For the latest developments on the tropical weather expected this week, click here. To see the latest hourly rain chances and wind speeds for your location, please download the WLOX First Alert Weather App or visit the First Alert Weather webpage.

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