Tropical Depression Gordon Advisory Number 14

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Tropical Depression Gordon Advisory Number  14
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD   AL072018
400 PM CDT Wed Sep 05 2018

...GORDON CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...
...THREAT OF HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING WILL CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL
DAYS...


SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.8N 90.7W
ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM NW OF JACKSON MISSISSIPPI
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB...29.89 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
Flash Flood Watches are in effect over portions of
Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

For more information on Gordon, please see products issued by your
local National Weather Service office.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
----------------------
At 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Gordon
was located near latitude 32.8 North, longitude 90.7 West. The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h) and
this motion is expected to continue tonight.

Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Gordon will
eventually merge with a front across the Midwest and become
extratropical.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL:  Gordon is expected to produce total rain accumulations of
4 to 8 inches over the western Florida Panhandle, southwest Alabama,
central Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, southern Iowa and Illinois,
with isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches through early Saturday.
This rainfall will cause flash flooding across portions of these
areas.

WIND:  Wind gusts to tropical storm force could occur in showers
and thunderstorms associated with Gordon over the next few hours.

TORNADOES:  A tornado or two is possible through this evening over
Mississippi and western Alabama.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1000 PM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Bann/Carbin

FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

INIT  05/2100Z 32.8N  90.7W   25 KT  30 MPH
 12H  06/0600Z 33.4N  91.5W   20 KT  25 MPH...INLAND
 24H  06/1800Z 34.0N  92.5W   15 KT  15 MPH...INLAND
 36H  07/0600Z 34.5N  93.3W   15 KT  15 MPH...INLAND
 48H  07/1800Z 35.5N  93.9W   15 KT  15 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
 72H  08/1800Z 37.6N  92.4W   15 KT  15 MPH...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
 96H  09/1800Z 39.6N  89.8W   15 KT  15 MPH...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP

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