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Tropical Storm Gordon – Day 3

Tropical Storm GordonPosition: 30.3N 88.4W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [315°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph [110 kph].
Wind Gusts: 85 mph [135 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 40 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 997 mb ↓.

Currently about 30 miles [ 50 km] East-Southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi and 107 miles [172 km] West of Cinco Bayou.

The center of Gordon came ashore just West of the Alabama-Mississippi border at 10PM CDT.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect from the Mouth of the Pearl River to the Alabama-Florida Border.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the central Gulf Coast from the Okaloosa-Walton County Line westward to the Alabama-Florida Border.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from Biloxi, Mississippi, eastward to Dauphin Island, Alabama.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for the north-central Gulf Coast eastward from Dauphin Island, Alabama to Navarre, Florida.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

2 comments

1 Badtux { 09.04.18 at 11:01 am }

Have fun!

Well, Florida Man will anyhow, when he isn’t busy drowning himself in retention ponds or being arrested for sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s best friend. (Both recent events in the annals of Florida Man, the world’s most incompetent supervillain).

2 Bryan { 09.04.18 at 1:28 pm }

It has settled into constant rain this afternoon after thunderstorms last night.