Tropical storm warnings are also posted in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, where Gordon will likely make landfall early Wednesday morning.
The center said in its 8:30 a.m. advisory that the storm was centered 20 miles west of Key Largo and 85 miles southeast of Marco Island. That means gusty winds and rain for Tampa Bay, but Norman said there are no tropical storm warnings for any land areas. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 45 miles per hour.
Gordon is the seventh named tropical storm or hurricane to form in the Atlantic basin this year.
Tropical Storm Gordon now has maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour and is moving to the WNW at 17 miles per hour. If this happens, hurricane warnings and storm surge amounts may be shifted based on the new forecast track.
A hurricane watch was issued for the Gulf Coast from the mouth of the Pearl River to the Alabama-Florida border.
At the mouth of the Mississippi River, around the area of New Orleans, the storm could generate a surge of up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) and smaller surges could hit coastland along other parts of the Gulf Coast, Graham said.
The center says the system will gradually strengthen and is expected to become a tropical depression sometime Monday and a tropical storm by Monday evening.
A WNW to NW motion is expected over the next 72 hours.
A hurricane watch - meaning that hurricane conditions are possible - was put into effect for the area stretching from the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border. Over the warm waters of the open Gulf some strengthening is expected. As it approached the upper Florida Keys, it strengthened and was reclassified.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo breached the colonial-era Official Secrets Act when they collected and obtained confidential documents. USA ambassador Scot Marciel said he was sad for the two reporters and also for Myanmar.
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Day 12 of the Asian Games
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Federal court rejects Trans Mountain pipeline
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