Tropical Storm Cristobal 6/5 -- 2pm Update

The government of Mexico has changed the Tropical Storm Watch to a Tropical Storm Warning for the Yucatan Peninsula from Punta Herrero to Rio Lagartos.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for...

* Indian Pass to Arepika Florida

* Grand Isle Louisiana to Ocean Springs Mississippi

* Lake Borgne

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for

* Punta Herrero to Rio Lagartos Mexico

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...

* Intracoastal City Louisiana to the Alabama/Florida border

* Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas

At 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Cristobal was located near latitude 20.5 North, longitude 89.8 West. The storm is moving toward the north near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days. On the forecast track, the center will move back over the southern Gulf of Mexico this evening, over the central Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, and be near the northern Gulf of Mexico coast Sunday evening.