A tropical storm warning is in effect from High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana.
The heaviest rainfall is predicted for overnight Thursday into early Friday morning.
"Minimal if anything", said Jonathan Lamb, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. As of 7 a.m. Cindy was centered about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana and moving north near 12 mph.
The National Weather Service estimates that anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain has fallen along Gulf Coast, and flooding has been reported Thursday throughout the Gulf Coast, including in New Orleans, Cameron, LA, Ocean Springs, MS, and Spanish Fort, AL.
With the possibility of continued rainfall, the service also said conditions could produce shallow coastal flooding around high tide Thursday evening, particularly along the lower SC coast.
In Gulfport, Mississippi, Kathleen Bertucci said heavy rainfall Wednesday sent about 10 inches (250 millimeters) of water into her business, which sells and installs granite countertops.
A cold front could clash with the warm tropical air moving up from the Southeast and create some thunderstorms, too.
Meanwhile, the Gulf coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy that landed ashore early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line.
Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford tells the News Herald deputies responded to 37 calls regarding swimmers in the Gulf on Tuesday as the storm brought heavy rain to Florida's Panhandle.
The Kanawha County Commission also issued an alert Thursday, notifying residents who live in areas that typically have flash flooding or high water to monitor creeks and streams.
The governors of Louisiana and Alabama both declared statewide states of emergency ahead of the storm.
On the storm-battered Bolivar Peninsula not far from Galveston, one person had been found dead and another person had been taken to the hospital after a pickup was found stuck in the sand on the beach.
Late Sunday and into Monday, at least an additional half an inch of rain is expected in much of the state. Streets and yards in the town were covered and Kerner anxious that homes, even those in parts of town protected by levees, might be flooded.style="text-align: center;"