Tropical Storm Gordon

Bill's Blog

Heavy rain is possible (not likely at this point) this weekend in Indiana,  N. Illinois and S. Michigan from the remains of Tropical Storm Gordon.  The latest models have much of the rain staying to our south in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.  Here’s a forecast track on the storm:

cone graphic

Gordon has caused at least one fatality – a tree falling on a trailer near Pensacola.  Wind gusts have hit 73 mph on Dauphin Is., 61 mph in Pensacola and 48 mph at Gulf Shores.  Heavy rain is falling.  Here’s the latest forecast discussion, public advisory, forecast advisory, satellite loop, weather observations from AL, MS.  


Southern Mississippi Valley sector loop
Here’s the Wind Speed Probabilities map (wind speeds decrease as the storm moves on land):

[Image of probabilities of 34-kt winds]

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