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Tropical Storm Cindy Slams Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Cindy is churning seas and spinning off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida.

Don Noel carries his daughter Alexis, 8, as he walks with his wife Lauren on a flooded road to check on their boat in the West End section of New Orleans, on June 21, 2017.

Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, hovering south of Louisiana as it churned tides and spun bands of heavy, potentially flooding rain onto the central and eastern Gulf Coast.

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Vehicles navigate past waves and debris washing over State Highway 87 on June 21 in High Island, Texas.

National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast from southern Louisiana to the Florida panhandle as of Wednesday.

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Sydney Schultz takes photos of waves crashing next to Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula in Texas on June 21. 

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Dustin Shelton fills sandbags in Bridge City, Texas, on June 21. 

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Floodwaters cover a street just off Front Beach in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, on June 21. Warren Kulo / The Mississippi Press via AP
Tricia Hayes photographs the surf created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula in Texas on June 21. Guiseppe Barranco / The Beaumont Enterprise via AP
Volunteers pile up sandbags in Lafitte, Louisiana, on June 21. Gerald Herbert / AP
A beach safety truck drives past tourists as it patrols the shoreline along Destin, Florida, on June 21. Annie Blanks / Northwest Florida Daily News via AP

A surfer rides a wave near Fort Walton Beach, Florida on June 20, as Tropical Storm Cindy churned up the Gulf of Mexico, causing high surf and heavy winds along coastal northwest Florida.

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