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Tropical Storm Mindy forms in the Gulf of Mexico

The disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has continued to organize over the past 24 hours. The disturbance has observed an uptick in thunderstorm coverage and a well-defined low pressure has formed about 100 miles southwest of Apalachicola, FL. The National Hurricane Center has now classified this as Tropical Storm Mindy.

Tropical Storm Mindy is forecast to move northeast, making landfall tonight in the Florida Panhandle, before tracking northeast across southern Georgia and skirting the South Carolina coast over the next 24 hours.

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