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Cristobal brings heavy rain to Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama

Cristobal is the earliest third-named storm on record for the Atlantic basin.

AUSTIN, Texas — Tropical Depression Cristobal remains a disorganized tropical system, dumping heavy rain across portions of Louisiana and Mississippi. 

The center of Cristobal continues to move northward at about 18 miles per hour, but the outermost bands are well north into southern Missouri. 

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The storm is expected to continue losing strength to become mainly a rainmaker north into Arkansas, Missouri, and by the end of the week through Illinois and Wisconsin. 

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Meanwhile, in Central Texas, conditions remain parched over the next two weeks according to the Climate Prediction Center's 8 to 14-day outlook of precipitation. 

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