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Tropical Storm Gordon Local Statement Advisory Number 6
National Weather Service Key West FL  AL072018
548 PM EDT Mon Sep 3 2018

This product covers Florida Keys

*TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED** 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 130 miles north-northwest of Key West FL or about 140 
      miles northwest of Marathon FL or about 150 miles 
      west-northwest of Key Largo FL
    - 26.2N 82.6W
    - Storm Intensity 50 mph
    - Movement West-northwest or 300 degrees at 17 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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At 5 PM EDT, the Tropical Storm Warning for the upper Florida Keys was
cancelled. Tropical Storm Gordon is moving away from the Florida Keys.
Showers will remain likely across the Florida Keys tonight, with a
chance of thunderstorms.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* TORNADOES:
Additional impacts from tornadoes are still a concern across Florida 
Keys. Remain well braced against tornado event having further limited 
impact potential.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across 
Florida Keys. Remain well guarded against locally hazardous flood 
waters having further impacts of limited potential.

* WIND:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across the Florida
Keys.

* SURGE:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across the Florida
Keys.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
If a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, be ready to shelter 
quickly, preferably away from windows and in an interior room not 
prone to flooding. If driving, scan the roadside for quick shelter 
options.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Key West FL regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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