The National Hurricane Center is projecting Gordon to have winds up to 60 miles per hour by the time it reaches the northern Gulf of Mexico.
The National Hurricane Center said the storm is expected "to bring life-threatening" hurricane conditions to parts of the central Gulf Coast.
The Florida Keys have already experienced the heavy rain and wind from the tropical storm. The Tropical Storm Gordon is reported to be approaching till this weekend around the mentioned areas and also expected to hit the central part of the U.S too. Although the strongest winds - again, possibly at least 74 miles per hour as a low-end hurricane - will be at the center, gusty winds will be contained in the outer rain bands. It drenched Florida on Labor Day, forcing officials in Miami and the Florida Panhandle to close beaches due to rough surf and potential rip currents. Flash flood watches stretched from the Florida panhandle, through parts of southwest Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and IL. After hitting the Gulf Coast as an expected hurricane, it is forecast to move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.
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At least 300 people were displaced in Riley County, Kansas, after the area was struck by heavy rain and significant flooding.
Tropical storm warnings have been posted for portions of South Florida and the Florida Keys, as well as portions of the northern Gulf Coast. The area of greatest risk Monday night will shift to the west coast of Florida from Tampa to Fort Meyers as Tropical Storm Gordon begins to pull away.
A tropical storm warning is in effect from the Okaloosa-Walton county line in Florida to just east of Morgan City, LA, including Lake Ponchartrain and Lake Maurepas, LA; and Golden Beach to Bonita Beach, FL, including Florida Bay and Ocean Reef. The region could see rising waters of 3ft to 5ft.
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Mayors of barrier islands in the storm's path warned that their communities might get cut off from the mainland.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Monday and said 200 National Guard troops will be deployed to southeastern Louisiana. Hurricane Florence was some 2,400 miles (3,900 kilometres) away from the US, and another potential storm was likely to form not far off the coast of Africa and head east.
Gordon is forecast to strengthen into a minimal Category 1 hurricane just before landfall, the National Hurricane Center said Monday. Some intensification is expected before it makes landfall tonight, possibly as a hurricane, in or near South Mississippi.
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