Posted: Fri, October 4 2013 at 8:06 AM, Updated: Fri, October 4 2013 at 8:08 AM
Winds are already picking up along the gulf coast, as Tropical Storm Karen heads that way.
In gulf shores, Alabama tourists are getting ready to leave, after the storm warning was posted.
People who work in tourism industries are busy closing up shop and packing things away. Whether 'Karen' remains a tropical storm or increases to hurricane strength.
Forecasters expect the storm to make landfall Saturday night.