One Killed As Gordon Makes Landfall Near Alabama-Mississippi Border

"BAY ST. LOUIS, Misssissippi -- Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall late Tuesday night west of the Alabama-Mississippi border, the National Hurricane Center said.

A child was killed Tuesday in Pensacola, Florida as Gordon whipped the Alabama and western Florida Panhandle coasts with tropical storm-force winds and heavy downpours, a spokeswoman with the Escambia County Sheriff's Office said.

The child, whose age and identity were not released, died when a tree fell on top of a mobile home. No one else inside the home was injured, spokeswoman Amber Southard said."

Jason Hanna, Ed Lavandera, and Nick Valencia report for CNN September 5, 2018.


"Thousands without power in South Mississippi as Gordon moves inland" (Biloxi Sun Herald)

"Tropical Storm Gordon shuts 9 percent of oil output in Gulf of Mexico" (Reuters)

"Tropical Storm Gordon latest updates: Storm makes landfall in west Alabama, thousands without power" (Mobile Press-Register)

Source: CNN, 09/05/2018