The system did not reach the hurricane status previously forecast, however, warnings of "life-threatening" conditions remain in effect for areas expected to be hit with rapidly rising storm surges between MS and Alabama.
The National Hurricane Center said it is way too early to know if either of those storms will have any impact on land.
Santa Rosa County Schools Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick announced Monday evening that schools will be dismissed early Tuesday due to the impending approach of Tropical Storm Gordon, which is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall late Tuesday. Western Arkansas will begin to see heavier rain around this time frame.
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for... Forecasters say the region could see life-threatening, rising waters of 3 to 5 feet (0.9 to 1.5 meters).
A hurricane warning was put into effect for parts of MS and east to the Alabama-Florida border.
Saturday morning, forecasters predicted the system would not form until it passed over Florida and entered the Gulf.
Florence has become a hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic, and this system is expected to turn northwest into the central Atlantic over the coming days. Florence is expected to stay out to sea.
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Gordon is moving steadily at 15 miles per hour (24 km/h) toward the coast, the NHC said. If Gordon's wind speeds reach 74 miles per hour (119 km/h), the storm will be classified as a hurricane, according to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.
"Little change in strength is expected through tonight, but some weakening is forecast on Wednesday and continue through Friday, " forecasters said.
As a result of the hurricane warning, West Texas Intermediate is enjoying an increase, with the USA benchmark jumping over US$70 a barrel.
By Monday afternoon the storm had passed over Florida's southern tip. Scattered showers and storms will remain in the forecast Wednesday as Gordon pulls away, leaving our area on the southeast side of the storm and returning an onshore flow from the Gulf of Mexico. Chance of rain 40 percent.
High temperatures in Orlando will be close to the average of 91 every day this week.