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Tropical Storm Olga lasted just 6 hours

System becomes post-tropical

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Olga got swallowed by a cold front and no longer has any tropical characteristics.

Olga merged with a cold front and becoming a post-tropical low with gale-force winds Friday night before the center reaches the coast of Louisiana.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.


Weakening is expected after the cyclone moves over land Saturday morning.

There is a slight risk of flash flooding.

Rainfall ahead of the system along and north of the frontal boundary across the Central Gulf coast, is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches with maximum totals of 8 inches across the Central Gulf coast into portions of the Lower Mississippi Valley and western Tennessee Valley through Saturday morning. These rains may produce flash flooding across the Central Gulf coast into the Lower Mississippi Valley and western Tennessee Valley


 


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