Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida, takes aim at Gulf Coast

Tropical storm warnings have been posted for portions of South Florida and the Florida Keys. as well as portions of the northern Gulf Coast.

Tropical Storm Gordon spun up early Labor Day just south of Florida, the National Hurricane Center said, and is forecast to move toward the Louisiana Gulf Coast over the next two days.

Tropical storm warnings have been posted for portions of South Florida and the Florida Keys, as well as portions of the northern Gulf Coast.

A hurricane watch has also been posted for coastal areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, meaning that hurricane conditions are possible there within the next 48 hours.

Strong wind gusts, battering waves, above-normal tides, minor coastal flooding, flash flooding and a couple of isolated tornadoes and waterspouts will be the main threats from the storm, AccuWeather said.

Source: Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida, takes aim at Gulf Coast

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