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Tropical Storm Gordon
9/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
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Pre-Landfall 19/4/2018 11:00:00 AM 
Posting Date: 9/4/2018 11:00:00 AM

As of 11 a.m. EDT on September 4, 2018, Tropical Storm Gordon, was located in the Gulf of Mexico about 145 miles east/southeast of the coast of Louisiana below Shell Beach at 28.5°N, 86.8°W, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph and a central pressure of 1001 mb. Tropical Storm Gordon is moving northwest at 15 mph, and is forecast to intensify to a Category 1 hurricane around 7 p.m. this evening. It is expected to make landfall as a Category 1 on the north-central Gulf Coast later this evening between the mouth of the Pearl River and the Alabama-Florida border—a hurricane warning is in effect in these areas.

The storm’s track will take it inland over the lower Mississippi Valley tonight or early Wednesday, where it is forecast to weaken rapidly over land and bring heavy rainfall. A storm surge warning is in effect for Shell Beach, LA, to Dauphin Island, AL, with a storm surge watch in effect from the mouth of the Mississippi to Navarre, FL. Flash flood watches are in effect for the western Florida Panhandle, southwest Alabama, southern and central Mississippi, southeastern and northeastern Louisiana, and southern Arkansas.

ALERT™ subscribers can download similar stochastic event (SSE) IDs for Tropical Storm Gordon from the Downloads tab. Compatible with Touchstone®,  CATRADER®, and Touchstone Re®, the SSEs were selected based on event parameters (not industry losses) and should be used only for exposures in the United States.

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