Tropical Storm Gordon lashes south FL, warnings for central Gulf updated

Monitoring Tropical Wave Moving Toward Gulf

Gordon was generating winds of 80 km/h on Monday as it steamed west-northwest at 27 km/h, the National Hurricane Centre said. By mid-morning today winds were around 45mph with higher gusts as it moved west-northwest at close to 16 miles per hour across Key Largo towards the southeastern Gulf of Mexico.

Officials have issued a hurricane warning for a broad area stretching from the mouth of the MS to the Alabama-Florida border.

Storm Gordon is now battering South Florida with powerful gusts and heavy rain and it is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall just east of Louisiana.

That will spread heavy rains across much of the Bahamas, South Florida and the Florida Keys during the next day or two, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Tropical Storm Gordon developed in the Florida Keys on Labor Day morning, while Tropical Storm Florence continued to churn well out in the Atlantic Ocean.

Tropical Storm Gordon has maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour (95 km/h), with higher gusts.

NHC forecasters say that a westward-northwestward to northwestward motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected over the next few days.

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Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to develop by Monday night. Tropical Storm Gordon now sits about 50 miles west of Fort Myers, Florida. The storm is expected to reach hurricane strength when it hits the Gulf Coast, including coastal MS, by late Tuesday.

State of Emergency has been issued for the Gulf coast after tropical storms hit Southern parts of Florida and heading towards Louisiana.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 5 p.m. EDT advisory that it expects Gordon to be a hurricane when it reaches coastal MS and Louisiana sometime late Tuesday.

Graham said there could be waves in the Gulf of Mexico up to 15 feet (4.5 metres), and that cruise ships and other boats were avoiding Gordon's path.

A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life-threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline, in the indicated locations.

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for waters offshore of Apalachicola west to Walton/Okaloosa Counties. In Gordon's case, high shear on the west side of its center is preventing thunderstorms from developing. Tropical Storm Warnings are also in effect for inland areas of Collier, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The system may potentially move ashore anywhere from East Louisiana to East Texas Wednesday or Thursday as a tropical depression or tropical storm.

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