Gordon Continues To Drift Through Southeastern Arkansas

| September 6, 2018 @ 10:09 am

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SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…34.3N 91.2W
ABOUT 80 MI…125 KM SSE OF LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…10 MPH…20 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 5 MPH…7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1014 MB…29.95 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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Flash Flood Watches are in effect over portions of Mississippi
and Arkansas.

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

For more information on Gordon, please see products issued by your
local National Weather Service office.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Gordon
was located near latitude 34.3 North, longitude 91.2 West. The
depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h)
and this motion is expected to continue through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 10 mph (20 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1014 mb (29.95 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: Gordon is expected to produce total rain accumulations of
3 to 7 inches over northwest Mississippi and much of Arkansas, up
into the Midwest, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 10
inches through Saturday night. This rainfall will likely cause local
flooding and flash flooding.

NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 400 PM CDT.

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