..Special Labor Day video update with the latest information on Tropical Storm “GORDON”, heading into the Gulf and aiming for the northern Gulf Coast. I have the latest on timing, track, intensity and the expected impacts for Alabama. Please click on the video, and feel free to share this post.
Close up on the cone showing the system about 110 miles south of Pensacola Tuesday afternoon at 1PM…then gaining strength on the approach to the coast. It’;s inland over south Mississippi Wednesday morning at 1AM with 60 mph winds.
Tropical storm WARNING along the Alabama Gulf coast westward to SE Louisiana.
Tropical storm wind gusts could arrive in the panhandle as early as tomorrow morning.
The chance of tropical storm force winds here in central and east Alabama are small…not more than 10-20%.
Routine forecast today. Scattered “hit or miss” afternoon or evening storms.
BEST rain chance with the tropical system will be Tuesday and Tuesday night. Then, the forecast returns to a routine 30% chance Wednesday through Friday.