“Tropical Storm Mindy, which formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon, has made landfall over St. Vincent Island in the Florida Panhandle, the National Hurricane Center said.
“A sustained wind of 44 mph was recorded at Tyndall Air Force Base, with a gust up to 55 mph.
“Mindy will continue over northern Florida and southern Georgia through Wednesday evening and the early morning hours, losing energy as it interacts with land.
“The system is forecast to weaken into a tropical depression before it moves into the Atlantic Ocean.
“A tropical storm warning had been issued for areas from Mexico Beach to the Steinhatchee River, according to the hurricane center. The warning affects more than 100,000 people.”
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