Gordon dumps rain; watch the tropics

Upper Creek Road closed; hurricane is in Atlantic; two possible storms right behind

Tropical Storm Gordon hit the Gulf Coast near the Mississippi-Alabama line Tuesday night and dumped as much as 6 inches of rain in portions of Escambia County, Ala., as eyes now get focused on Hurricane Florence and two possible tropical depressions coming off of the African coast.

The heavy rains in the area forced the closure of a portion of Upper Creekk Road and at least one school bus to be delayed in Flomaton.

Escambia County Emergency Management Director David Adams said radar images from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration showed the west end of the county around Atmore rece...

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