- Tropical Storm Fred has made landfall.
- The storm will spread heavy rain well inland across the Southeast.
Tropical Storm Fred has made landfall along the Florida Panhandle and will bring a threat of heavy rain and possible flooding well inland across the Southeast through Tuesday.
Fred’s center moved ashore at 2:15 p.m. CDT on Monday near Cape San Blas, Florida. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 65 mph.
Winds have gusted 50 to 65 mph along the Florida coast so far, resulting in scattered power outages. Heavy rain is soaking the Florida Panhandle as well.
Fred is the fourth named storm to make a United States landfall in the 2021 hurricane season. The others were Claudette, Danny and Elsa.
For more on Fred, check our latest forecast article here.
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