Up to eight inches of rain is expected in some parts of the Gulf states by late Thursday.
The warning covers the MS and Alabama coast, from the mouth of the Pearl River to the Florida-Alabama border, the National Hurricane Center said.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from the center. 3 as it steamed west-northwest at 16 miles per hour (27 kph), the National Hurricane Center said.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 2 p.m. EDT advisory that the storm is expected to move away from the southwestern Florida coast and reach coastal Mississippi and Louisiana by late Tuesday and move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said the city has "the pumps and the power" needed to protect its residents from the storm.
Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds Monday.
Authorities across the Gulf Coast urged people to stay out of the water - warnings that beach lovers like Cameron Armstrong and Matthew Ewbanks ignored on their visit to Gulf Shores on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
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High pressure of the Appalachians will help to guide the storm further to our west, which is great news for us here in Middle Georgia, but bad news in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi. A voluntary evacuation was requested for areas that are outside levee protection.
Storm surge of two to five feet is expected across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
There is a Special Marine Warning for Indian River County and Brevard County. "Its winds are already up to 50 mph and it's only been over the water for a few hours, so we are concerned with favorable conditions", said Jason Beaman from the National Weather Service in Mobile.
The National Weather Service said conditions were "possible" for tornadoes in the affected parts of South Florida on Monday night.
"With the peak of hurricane season upon us, now is the time to get prepared".
The storm is expected to cross from southwest Florida into the Gulf Coast later Monday afternoon.
We got out of it barely alive."Jeff Collier, mayor of Dauphin Island, Alabama, in the Gulf, said the storm was approaching just as the island was finishing up recovery from Hurricane Nate past year."We've just about got things cleaned up", Collier told WPMI". A Flash Flood Watch is in effect.