530  
ACUS74 KMOB 141526 AAA  
PSHMOB  
POST TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT   
..TROPICAL STORM GORDON
 
UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
1024 AM CDT FRI SEP 14 2018  
 
NOTE: THE DATA SHOWN HERE ARE PRELIMINARY....AND SUBJECT TO UPDATES  
AND CORRECTIONS AS APPROPRIATE.  
 
THIS REPORT INCLUDES EVENTS OCCURRING WHEN WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS  
WERE IN EFFECT...OR WHEN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING ASSOCIATED WITH GORDON  
WAS AFFECTING THE AREA.  
 
COUNTIES INCLUDED...BALDWIN...CHOCTAW...CLARKE...CONECUH...  
ESCAMBIA AL...ESCAMBIA FL...GEORGE...GREENE...MOBILE...MONROE...  
OKALOOSA...PERRY...SANTA ROSA...STONE...WASHINGTON...WAYNE...  
WILCOX...CRENSHAW...COVINGTON...BUTLER  
 
SEP 14...UPDATED FOR...ADDITIONAL SURGE INFORMATION. CORRECTION OF  
PRESSURE READING AT USA CHILI SITE IN MOBILE.  
 
A. LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE/MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AND PEAK GUSTS  
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METAR OBSERVATIONS...  
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IS 10 METERS AND WIND AVERAGING IS 2 MINUTES  
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LOCATION ID MIN DATE/ MAX DATE/ PEAK DATE/  
LAT LON PRES TIME SUST TIME GUST TIME  
DEG DECIMAL (MB) (UTC) (DIR/KT) (UTC) (DIR/KT) (UTC)  
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KMOB-MOBILE REGIONAL  
30.67 -88.24 1009.6 05/0356 120/034 05/0427 120/050 05/0428  
 
KPNS-PENSACOLA REGIONAL  
30.47 -87.20 1013.7 05/0053 130/030 05/0312 120/045 05/0243  
 
KJKA-GULF SHORES  
30.29 -87.67 1011.1 05/0035 110/028 05/0215 120/042 05/0155  
 
KBFM-MOBILE BROOKLEY  
30.64 -88.07 1010.5 05/0353 050/031 05/0245 050/045 05/0225  
 
KNPA-PENSACOLA NAS  
30.36 -87.32 1012.1 05/0002 110/034 05/0244 130/053 05/0147  
 
KDTS-DESTIN  
30.40 -86.47 1015.2 04/2353 100/015 04/1716 120/028 04/1709  
 
REMARKS:  
 
NON-METAR OBSERVATIONS...  
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN  
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN  
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LOCATION ID MIN DATE/ MAX DATE/ PEAK DATE/  
LAT LON PRES TIME SUST TIME GUST TIME  
DEG DECIMAL (MB) (UTC) (DIR/KT) (UTC) (DIR/KT) (UTC)  
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XBUC-BUCCANEER YACHT CLUB (WEATHERFLOW)  
30.58 -88.07 1008.1 05/0342 040/039 05/0232 040/050 05/0232  
10  
XGLF-GULF SHORES/FOLEY (WEATHERFLOW)  
30.36 -87.65 1008.4 04/2349 150/023 05/0324 150/037 05/0324  
 
XGBZ-GULF BREEZE (WEATHERFLOW)  
30.36 -87.16 1010.4 04/2305 100/026 05/0030 100/046 05/0140  
15  
GRAND BAY (USA CHILI)  
30.51 -88.37 I 130/037 05/0414 120/044 05/0418  
10  
AGRICOLA MS (USA CHILI)  
30.82 -88.50 998.7 05/0511 050/031 05/0403 060/034 05/0404  
10  
USA CAMPUS (USA CHILI)  
30.69 -88.20 9999.0 I 060/033 05/0309 060/036 05/0309  
10  
FOLEY (USA CHILI)  
30.37 -87.65 I 130/026 05/0335 150/037 05/0532  
10  
REMARKS:  
 
B. MARINE OBSERVATIONS...  
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN  
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN  
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LOCATION ID MIN DATE/ MAX DATE/ PEAK DATE/  
LAT LON PRES TIME SUST TIME GUST TIME  
DEG DECIMAL (MB) (UTC) (DIR/KT) (UTC) (DIR/KT) (UTC)  
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DPIA1-DAUPHIN ISLAND  
30.24 -88.07 1006.4 05/0200 120/054 05/0230 120/064 05/0223  
14/10  
 
XFLP - PENSACOLA BAY (WEATHERFLOW)  
30.36 -87.21 1010.4 04/2312 060/033 05/0237 050/053 05/0142  
05  
 
XOFP - OKALOOSA PIER (WEATHERFLOW)  
30.39 -86.59 1012.8 04/2310 100/031 05/0350 130/038 05/1300  
14  
 
42012-12 MILES SOUTH ORANGE BEACH  
30.07 -87.56 1008.4 04/2340 999/047 04/2123 999/052 04/2150  
04/01  
 
KATA1-KATRINA CUT  
30.25 -88.21 1000.0 05/0306 999/999 I 050/060 05/0200  
 
 
MBLA1-MIDDLE BAY  
30.44 -88.01 I 999/999 I 130/039 05/1039  
 
 
CRTA1-CEDAR POINT  
30.31 -88.14 1003.7 05/05/0 999/999 040/049 05/0210 I  
12  
 
REMARKS:  
 
C. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM 0500 UTC SEP 04 UNTIL 0500 UTC SEP 06  
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CITY/TOWN COUNTY ID RAINFALL  
LAT LON (IN)  
DEG DECIMAL  
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7 ENE GULF BREEZE SANTA ROSA FL-SR-19 12.45  
30.35 -87.20  
 
2 WSW FERRY PASS ESCAMBIA FL-ES-51 12.00  
30.51 -87.24  
 
1 ESE BEULAH ESCAMBIA FL-ES-35 11.67  
30.53 -87.39  
 
PENSACOLA INTERNATIONAL ESCAMBIA KPNS 11.46  
30.42 -87.19  
 
4 ENE PENSACOLA BEACH ESCAMBIA FL-ES-49 10.85  
30.33 -87.14  
 
2 E GONZALEZ ESCAMBIA FL-ES-15 10.85  
30.57 -87.25  
 
2 SW PENSACOLA ESCAMBIA FL-ES-48 10.45  
30.39 -87.22  
 
0.8 WSW MILTON SANTA ROSA FL-SR-22 9.29  
30.61 -87.04  
 
10.9 N BAY MINETTE BALDWIN AL-BW-59 7.89  
31.03 -87.77  
 
1 SE MCINTOSH WASHINGTON 7.84  
31.25 -88.02  
 
6.1 SW GROVE HILL CLARKE AL-CL-3 7.75  
31.64 -87.85  
 
0.6 ENE LOXLEY BALDWIN AL-BW-84 7.60  
30.62 -87.74  
 
4.2 NE DAPHNE BALDWIN AL-BW-36 7.39  
30.64 -87.85  
 
SILVERHILL BALDWIN 6.96  
30.54 -87.75  
 
5 WSW FRISCO CITY MONROE AL-MN-6 6.70  
31.40 -87.48  
 
PENNINGTON CHOCTAW 6.50  
32.20 -88.06  
 
5 NE ROBERTSDALE BALDWIN COOP 6.28  
30.60 -87.65  
 
8.1 W URIAH MONROE AL-MN-3 6.15  
31.30 -87.64  
 
12 W CENTURY ESCAMBIA FL-ES-39 6.14  
30.97 -87.46  
 
3.1 SSW ELBERTA BALDWIN AL-BW-53 5.91  
30.37 -87.61  
 
2.1 WNW NAVARRE SANTA ROSA FL-SR-12 5.82  
30.42 -86.90  
 
0.5 ESE FOLEY BALDWIN AL-BW-9 5.80  
30.40 -87.68  
 
2.1 NE ORANGE BEACH BALDWIN AL-BW-27 5.75  
30.32 -87.55  
 
6.3 NW ATMORE ESCAMBIA AL-ES-3 5.69  
31.08 -87.57  
 
3.6 WSW PINE HILL WILCOX AL-WX-1 5.00  
31.96 -87.64  
 
WHITING FIELD SANTA ROSA KNSE 4.88  
30.72 -87.02  
 
3 SW LILLIAN BALDWIN 4.67  
30.38 -87.47  
 
WALNUT HILL ESCAMBIA 4.45  
30.88 -87.51  
 
2 S THOMASVILLE CLARKE 4.25  
31.88 -87.74  
 
JACK EDWARDS AIRPORT BALDWIN KJKA 4.23  
30.29 -87.67  
 
8.7 WNW TILLMANS CORNER MOBILE AL-MB-63 3.44  
30.63 -88.31  
 
3 W MARY ESTHER OKALOOSA KHRT 3.33  
30.43 -86.68  
 
CALVERT MOBILE 3.15  
31.15 -88.01  
 
BUTLER CHOCTAW 3.08  
32.08 -88.22  
 
BROOKLEY FIELD AIRPORT MOBILE KBFM 2.72  
30.64 -88.07  
 
2 WSW LEAKESVILLE GREENE 2.68  
31.14 -88.59  
 
BUCKATUNNA WAYNE COOP 2.57  
31.53 -88.53  
 
MOBILE AIRPORT MOBILE KMOB 2.55  
30.68 -88.24  
 
1 ESE MCCLAIN GREENE HADS 2.53  
31.10 -88.80  
 
2 NE EGLIN AFB OKALOOSA KVPS 2.29  
30.48 -86.53  
 
BREWTON ESCAMBIA 2.19  
31.10 -87.07  
 
1 NNE CAMDEN WILCOX AL-WX-2 2.11  
32.00 -87.28  
 
2 W EVERGREEN MIDDLETON CONECUH KGZH 1.73  
31.43 -86.96  
 
1 NNE CRESTVIEW AIRPORT OKALOOSA KCEW 1.16  
30.79 -86.52  
 
1 E JANICE PERRY HADS 1.15  
31.02 -89.02  
 
1 NNE GREENVILLE BUTLER KPRN 1.13  
31.85 -86.61  
 
FLORALA AIRPORT COVINGTON K0J4 1.07  
31.00 -86.33  
 
2 S HIGHLAND HOME CRENSHAW 1.00  
31.92 -86.31  
 
REMARKS: MOST RAINFALL REPORTS ARE FOR THE CALENDAR DAYS OF  
SEPTEMBER 4TH AND 5TH. COCORAHS AND NWS COOP REPORTS ARE FROM 7AM  
SEPTEMBER 4TH TO 7AM SEPTEMBER 6TH.  
 
D. INLAND FLOODING...  
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BALDWIN...5 TO 8 INCHES OF RAIN IMPACTED MUCH OF BALDWIN COUNTY. THE  
MAIN IMPACT FROM THE HEAVY RAIN WAS RIVER FLOODING ON THE FISH,  
STYX, AND PERDIDO RIVERS. THE STYX RIVER REACH MAJOR FLOOD STAGE  
WHILE THE FISH RIVER REACHED MODERATE FLOOD AND THE PERDIDO CLIMBED  
TO THE HIGH END OF MINOR FLOOD STAGE. OUTSIDE OF THE RIVER FLOODING,  
A FEW ROADS ACROSS THE COUNTY EXPERIENCE FLOODING DUE TO THE HEAVY  
RAIN.  
 
CLARKE...5 TO 8 INCHES OF RAIN RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT FLASH  
FLOODING ACROSS CLARKE COUNTY. SEVERAL ROADS WERE FLOODED AND SOME  
HEAVILY USED DIRT ROADS WERE WASHED OUT. THE LIBRARY AT WILSON HALL  
MIDDLE SCHOOL IN GROVE HILL WAS FLOODED.  
 
CHOCTAW...4 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THE NORTHEAST PART OF THE  
COUNTY. THIS RESULTED IN THE FLOODING OF SEVERAL ROADS, ESPECIALLY  
AROUND THE PENNINGTON AREA. A COUPLE OF ROADS EXPERIENCED WASH OUTS.  
ESCAMBIA FL...9 TO 12 INCHES OF RAIN IMPACTED A LARGE PORTION OF THE  
COUNTY, INCLUDING THE PENSACOLA METRO. SEVERAL ROADS WERE FLOODED  
ALONG WITH SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS. A WATER  
RESCUE WAS CONDUCTED BETWEEN U.S. HIGHWAY 90 AND HIGHWAY 97.  
 
SANTA ROSA...8 TO JUST OVER 12 INCHES OF RAIN WAS REPORTED IN THE  
COUNTY. THIS RESULTED IN THE FLOODING OF SOME ROADS ACROSS THE  
COUNTY.  
 
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E. MAXIMUM STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...  
OFFICIAL TIDE GAUGES NOTED WITH LEADING G  
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COUNTY CITY/TOWN SURGE TIDE DATE/ BEACH  
OR LOCATION (FT) (FT) TIME EROSION  
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MOBILE G CHICKASAW CREEK 2.58 2.40 05/1300 NONE  
 
MOBILE G USCG SECTOR MOB 3.62 2.95 05/1212 NONE  
 
MOBILE G MOBILE STATE DO 2.53 2.60 05/1130 NONE  
 
MOBILE G DOG RIVER BRIDG 2.08 2.55 05/1154 NONE  
 
MOBILE G W FOWL RIVER BR 2.34 2.18 05/1106 NONE  
 
MOBILE G E FOWL RIVER BR 2.63 2.43 05/1118 NONE  
 
MOBILE G BAYOU LA BATRE 3.01 2.52 05/0412 NONE  
 
MOBILE G DAUPHIN ISLAND 2.88 2.26 05/1154 MODERATE  
 
BALDWIN G WEEKS BAY 2.52 2.46 05/1100 NONE  
 
ESCAMBIA G PENSACOLA 2.53 2.24 05/0948 NONE  
 
REMARKS: STORM SURGE REFLECTS THE OBSERVED MINUS PREDICTED LEVELS AT  
EACH SITE.  
 
STORM TIDE READINGS ARE IN REFERENCE TO MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER (MHHW) WHICH IS USED AS AN APPROXIMATION FOR INUNDATION  
ABOVENORMALLY DRY GROUND.  
 
F. TORNADOES...  
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(DIST)CITY/TOWN COUNTY DATE/ EF SCALE  
LAT LON (DEG DECIMAL TIME(UTC) (IF KNOWN)  
DESCRIPTION  
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G. STORM IMPACTS BY COUNTY...  
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COUNTY DEATHS INJURIES EVACUATIONS  
DESCRIPTION  
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MOBILE 0 0  
 
WIND GUSTS TO HURRICANE FORCE WERE REPORTED ON DAUPHIN ISLAND WITH  
SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS REPORTED AS FAR NORTH AS THE  
MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT. SOME HOMES ON DAUPHIN ISLAND EXPERIENCED  
ROOF AND SIDING DAMAGE. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DOWN TREES AND POWER  
OUTAGES WERE REPORTED IN SOUTHERN MOBILE COUNTY. STORM SURGE  
INUNDATION OF 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST RESULTED IN THE  
FLOODING OF FLOOD PRONE ROADWAYS, SUCH AS THE US 90 CAUSEWAY AND THE  
DAUPHIN ISLAND CAUSEWAY. THE WEST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND EXPERIENCED  
COASTAL FLOODING AS WELL.  
 
BALDWIN 0 0  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS, PRIMARILY IN GUSTS, IMPACTED AREAS OF  
BALDWIN COUNTY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10 WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS ALONG  
THE IMMEDIATE COAST. STRONG TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WERE FELT ON  
THE FT. MORGAN PENINSULA WHERE A FEW HOMES SUFFERED SOME SIDING OR  
ROOF DAMAGE. THE STEEPLE WAS BLOWN OFF OF THE ROMAR BEACH BAPTIST  
CHURCH IN ORANGE BEACH. SOME TREES WERE DOWNED AND SCATTERED POWER  
OUTAGES WERE REPORTED.  
 
ESCAMBIA FL 1 0  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS IMPACTED THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE  
COUNTY, ESPECIALLY IN THE PENSACOLA METRO AND THE IMMEDIATE COAST.  
SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WERE REPORTED AT PENSACOLA NAS.  
ONE FATALITY WAS REPORTED WHEN A TREE FELL ONTO A MOBILE HOME AND  
KILLED A SMALL CHILD. THE FORT PICKENS AREA EXPERIENCED SIGNIFICANT  
COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF SOME  
STORM SURGE AND LARGE BREAKING WAVES.  
 
SANTA ROSA 0 0  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS IMPACTED THE COASTAL SECTIONS OF  
SANTA ROSA COUNTY.  
 
CLARKE 0 0  
 
THE COMBINATION OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS AND SATURATED  
SOILS RESULTED IN NUMEROUS TREES BEING DOWNED ACROSS CLARKE COUNTY,  
PARTICULARLY IN THE JACKSON AND THOMASVILLE AREAS. IN THOMASVILLE, A  
TREE FELL ONTO A GARAGE, CRUSHING A VEHICLE.  
 
GEORGE 0 0  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS RESULTED IN SOME DOWNED TREES,  
PARTICULARLY IN THE MERRILL AREA WHERE TREES AND POWER LINES WERE  
REPORTED BLOWN DOWN.  
 
GREENE 0 0  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS RESULTED IN THE DOWNING OF SOME  
TREES ACROSS GREENE COUNTY. ONE HOME IN RICHTON WAS SIGNIFICANTLY  
DAMAGED WHEN A LARGE TREE FELL ON IT.  
 

 
 
LEGEND:  
I-INCOMPLETE DATA  
E-ESTIMATED  
 
JASON BEAMAN  
 
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