Franklin Is no More

Hurricane Franklin made landfall at 1am Central time a a category 1 hurricane.

Franklin is no more.

Hurricane Franklin was the first hurricane of this Atlantic hurricane season. It made a second landfall, on Mexico’s central coast around midnight. Flooding from 4 to 8 inches of rainfall is still a threat and as the remnants from Franklin move inland; mudslides and flash flooding will be possible. Swells may create rougher conditions on our beaches today, along with rip currents.

Franklin is no direct threat to the News 5 area.

Hurricane Franklin is the 6th named storm of the year, and the first hurricane of the season. This is the second landfall for Mexico from Franklin. The first landfall was on the Yucatan, when Franklin was a tropical storm. See the forecast track on your free News 5 weather app or on our hurricane section of

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