Tropical storm warning issued for Gulf Coast ahead of approaching storm

Tropical storm warning issued for Gulf Coast ahead of approaching storm

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A tropical storm warning is in effect for the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the edge of the Florida Panhandle.

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The tropics are getting active just in time for the peak of Atlantic hurricane season on Sept. 10.

We are watching three separate tropical systems in the Atlantic Ocean as they move east.

There are currently three tropical systems forecasters are watching on Monday morning.ABC News
There are currently three tropical systems forecasters are watching on Monday morning.

The close-up radar Monday morning shows the tropical wave approaching southern Florida and the Florida Keys right now. Some rain showers and storms are possible in the morning, and a few of the storms could produce flash flooding.

The system is forecast to become Tropical Storm Gordon by 8 p.m. Monday as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center predicts.

Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to develop by Monday night.ABC News
Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to develop by Monday night.

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Gulf Coast from the Florida-Alabama boarder to Louisiana.

The storm is expected to make landfall in the southern Louisiana area around New Orleans sometime Tuesday night.

A tropical storm warning is in place from the Florida-Alabama border west to Louisiana.ABC News
A tropical storm warning is in place from the Florida-Alabama border west to Louisiana.

Southern Florida and parts of the Gulf Coast could see 3 to 6 inches of rain, and locally southern Florida could see up to 8 inches of rain.

More than 6 inches of rain could fall locally in southern Florida and around Mobile, Alabama over the next two days.ABC News
More than 6 inches of rain could fall locally in southern Florida and around Mobile, Alabama over the next two days.

Wet Labor Day

A lot of the country will be seeing heavy rain and flooding this Labor Day.

Several storm systems will bring flash flooding to the eastern U.S. from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.

A slow-moving storm system continues to produce heavy rain and flooding from Kansas to Illinois Monday morning and into the afternoon. Another separate system is moving through the western Gulf Coast, bringing heavy ran to the Houston area.

A flash flood watch is in place in the heartland, where storms are moving through Kansas, Iowa and northern Illinois.ABC News
A flash flood watch is in place in the heartland, where storms are moving through Kansas, Iowa and northern Illinois.

Flash flood watches have been issued for seven states from Houston to Kansas City and into northern Illinois, just northwest of Chicago.

In the next 48 to 72 hours, some areas in the heartland of the country could see as much as half a foot of rain.

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