Hurricane Nate makes landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (KNOE) - Hurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 mph (137 kph).

The National Hurricane Center said Saturday night that Nate is expected to make a second landfall along the coast of Mississippi on Saturday night and then pass over parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.

The storm has weakened slightly and is moving north a little slower at 20 mph (32 kph). Evacuations have been ordered along the central Gulf Coast and people are hunkering down as they wait on the storm.

We won't see much impact from Hurricane Nate as it moves north and eventually northeast out of our area. We can expect some more clouds to build into the area going into tomorrow, as well as a slight chance to see more showers and thunderstorms.



 
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