Remnants of Gordon Lifting Northward Through South-Central Missouri
100 miles W of Jonesboro, Arkansas
NNE at 8 mph
At 1000 p.m. CDT (0300 UTC), the remnant low of Gordon was located near latitude 36.2 north, longitude 92.3 west. The low was moving toward the north-northeast near 8 mph (13 km/h), and is expected to pick up speed while turning more northeasterly later tonight and on Saturday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 10 mph (20 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours as the remnants become extratropical as it becomes absorbed within a baroclinic frontal boundary.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).
Watches and Warnings
Flash flood watches remain in effect over portions of Arkansas and much of Missouri eastward into the Ohio valley.
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.
Rainfall: Gordon and its transition to an extra-tropical low could produce total rain accumulations of 3 to 6 inches over Missouri into the midwest, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches through Monday. This rainfall will likely cause local flooding and flash flooding.
For more information on rainfall totals please see the storm summary available at www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/nfdscc2.html