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Live Twitter updates: What you need to know about Gordon before landfall

Boats make their way across Biloxi Back Bay as they evacuate to safe harbor on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall in Mississippi on Tuesday, Sept. 4, possible as a category 1 hurricane.
Boats make their way across Biloxi Back Bay as they evacuate to safe harbor on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall in Mississippi on Tuesday, Sept. 4, possible as a category 1 hurricane. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

Jim Cantore is here, schools have closed and warnings and some evacuations have been issued — it’s looking like hurricane season in South Mississippi.

As Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens in the Gulf of Mexico, the storm is expected to become a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Biloxi on the Mississippi Coast, the National Weather Service predicts.

Keep up with live updates from the National Weather Service, the Weather Channel and Jim Cantore as Gordon inches closer to South Mississippi.

Want to get in on the action? Tweet photos from Gordon using the #Gordon to be featured on the update reel.

For local, real-time Gordon updates, visit SunHerald.com.

Tropical Storm Gordon barreled toward the central Gulf states on September 4, and was expected to reach hurricane strength before landfall late in the evening. The National Hurricane Center issued storm surge and storm advisories.

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