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Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana
LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Tropical storm Cindy made landfall Thursday in southwestern Louisiana, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds to the already soaked Gulf Coast. The center of the storm hit just south of Lake Charles, Louisiana, the National Weather Center's Hurricane Center said. Heavy downpours are expected Thursday in east Texas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.