Cindy came and went rather quietly. The tropical storm dumped buckets of rain on southern parts of the state, however Red River Parish only received rains on and off all day Thursday. The Journal found no reports of damage other than high water in the usual places.
The Red River Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness had issued an alert concerning the approach of Tropical Storm Cindy. The weather service and all the media issued updates. The storm was not as severe here as further south in the state. By the time you read this, Cindy will be a rainstorm and headed out of our area. Give a moment of thanks that we missed this one.