Tropical Storm Bonnie is now about 205 miles south of the Mississippi River and accelerating northeastward.
It has winds of 65 miles an hour and could become a hurricane tonight. It's heading toward the northeast at 12 miles.
It's expected to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle tomorrow morning. Reconnaissance aircraft say a small eye may be forming.
The National Hurricane Center says a hurricane warning might be required for portions of the Florida Panhandle and northwestern Florida from the Alabama-Florida border to the Suwanee River.
The storm's advancing at 12 miles per hour.
Recent heavy rainfall over the Florida Panhandle has saturated
the ground. Additional rainfall accumulations of 4 to 6 inches can
be expected with isolated higher amounts.
Bonnie centered at 26.2 north latitude, 89.5 west longitude.
August 11th updated 1:39 PM