Tropical Storm Cristobal meanders before heading toward U.S.

Third names storm in Atlantic Basin

Cristobal is moving toward the southeast near 3 mph (6 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue this morning, followed by a turn toward the east this afternoon. A motion toward the north-northeast and north is expected on Thursday and Friday. On the forecast track, the center will cross the southern Bay of Campeche coast later today and move inland over eastern Mexico tonight and Thursday. The center is forecast to move back over the Bay of Campeche Thursday night and Friday. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast while the center remains inland, but restrengthening is expected after Cristobal moves back over water Thursday night and Friday.

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