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Thousands without power in South Mississippi as Gordon moves inland

Intense winds as Gordon makes landfall near Alabama - Mississippi line

Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall near the Alabama-Mississippi border late on September 4, bringing heavy winds, intense rain and storm surges. At least one person died and around 21,000 were without power due to the storm.
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Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall near the Alabama-Mississippi border late on September 4, bringing heavy winds, intense rain and storm surges. At least one person died and around 21,000 were without power due to the storm.

Thousands of residents in South Mississippi were without power at midnight Wednesday after Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall east of Pascagoula.

More than 2,000 Mississippi Power customers on the Mississippi Coast are affected by the outages. Most of those outages are in Jackson County, near Pascagoula, Gautier and Moss Point.

A handful of Mississippi Power customers in Gulfport experienced in outage, according to Mississippi Power’s outage map.

More than 5,000 Singing River Electric users in Jackson, George and Greene counties were without power at midnight Wednesday, according to the company’s outage map.

Singing River Electric’s map shows that hot spots without power Tuesday night include areas in Vancleave, Moss Point and Pascagoula.

Officials predict more rain across the Mississippi Coast as Gordon moves inward.

For live Gordon updates, click here.

Tropical storm Gordon Provided some intense wind and rain in Pascagoula but Lost much of that intensity after making landfall

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