Tropical Storm Mindy makes landfall in the Panhandle
Tropical Storm Mindy formed Wednesday afternoon in the northeast Gulf of Mexico, and made landfall on the Florida Panhandle in the evening.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Mindy had near 45 mph winds with higher gusts at 8 p.m
The storm is moving toward the northeast at 21 mph.
On the forecast track, the center of Mindy is expected to cross the coastline of the Florida Panhandle later Wednesday and then move offshore of the southeastern United States into the western Atlantic Ocean by Thursday.
A tropical storm warning has been issued for Mexico Beach to the Steinhatchee River.