Gordon is expected to strengthen and become a hurricane.
While Northwest Florida was expected to feel relatively minimal effects from the storm, areas along the coast from Santa Rosa to Walton Counties were bracing for stronger-than-average winds and heavy rains throughout the day and into Tuesday night.
Tropical-storm force winds are lashing the Alabama and western Florida panhandle coastlines and are predicted to reach hurricane force of at least 119 km/h by the time storm makes landfall.
In anticipation of heavy rains, the Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) has closed 21 floodgates on the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier near New Orleans, according to a press release.
Coastal areas from the Florida Panhandle to Louisiana could experience 4-8 inches of rain, with isolated totals of 12 inches through late Thursday that could cause risky flash flooding and "life-threatening" storm surge, according to the hurricane center.
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"You don't know what the intensity of the storm is going to be". Hurricane Florence was some 3,900 kilometres away from the US, and another potential storm was likely to form not far off the coast of Africa and head east.
But the storm, spinning in the open Atlantic, isn't a threat to land for the time being - although that could change next week as it approaches Bermuda. "The good part about it is the water goes down faster here", said Cazaux, who has lived in the neighborhood for 15 years.
With 60 percent of precincts reporting, he led video game developer Brianna Wu 70 percent to 25 percent, according to the AP. It is the latest in a series of victories for progressive, young and minority candidates representing the opposition party.
And there's no excuse for the Galaxy Note 9 to not be among them. "The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever". Samsung also previewed a new voice-assisted speaker, the Galaxy Home , using its homegrown digital assistant, Bixby.
For his efforts, Donaldson was chosen the AL's most valuable player, just the second player in franchise history to get the award. As a reminder, if Donaldson isn't deal in August, he won't be eligible to be on the playoff roster of the acquiring team.
Goldson experienced his first taste of the Parkhead crowd after moving to Rangers in the summer in the Old-Firm derby yesterday. Rangers manager Steven Gerrard appears dejected after the final whistle. "We've beaten them here and over at Ibrox".
It is quite visible from the press renders that Apple has managed to do this by reducing the bezel size around the watch display. All the upcoming iPhones are expected to feature notch design that was first introduced in the iPhone X a year ago .
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has explained how he plans on using England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek in his team this year. And Sarri, whose side host Bournemouth on Saturday, expects his gifted youngster to eventually emerge with Chelsea as well.
Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to not attend the UEFA awards ceremony has been defended by Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta. Monaco did not make it out the group stages past year after their 2017 semi-final, and Dortmund failed at the same stage.
Kaepernick contends the owners violated their collective bargaining agreement with players by conspiring to keep him off teams. Top Nike athletes, including LeBron James and Serena Williams , have publicly backed Kaepernick and his right to protest.
When asked if he would be watching Federer's match, Djokovic said: "Well I'm going to first try and put the kids to sleep". Just two days ago, Millman described his third-round victory over Mikhail Kukushkin as the "biggest moment of my career".
Buhari off to China with wife, daughter
Xi's announcement followed China's decision to contribute $60 billion in investments three years ago, the news agency reported. Africa has long embraced Chinese investment, helping make Beijing the continent's largest trading partner for the past decade.
Who is Bruce Ohr, who keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?
At the time of the 2016 presidential election, he was a high-ranking official in the deputy attorney general's office. Ohr also provided new details about the Justice Department's move to reassign him after his Steele ties emerged.
Hamilton triumphs in Italian GP as Ferrari flounder
Lewis Hamilton believes the intensity of his Formula One fight with Sebastian Vettel is the greatest he has ever experienced. The close competition is great for the sport, and it is pushing us to limits that we didn't even know we could go to.
Congress bids farewell to Senator John McCain
Trump, who tweeted from the White House, did not stay long enough to watch the McCain services from the president's mansion. Senate with McCain - where the two had frequent partisan differences - said, "I always thought of John as a brother".