Tropical Storm Cindy forms, warnings in southeast Texas

Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for Harris, Chambers, Liberty and Galveston counties, stretching from Louisiana.

The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management, which is monitoring the potential impact from the potential Tropical Storm Cindy, recommends that families have at least three days worth of food water and supplies.

Cindy is moving northwest towards the coasts of southwest Louisiana and upper southeast Texas.

The released the following statement on Tuesday: