Mississippi braces for Hurricane Nate, category two storm

Mississippi braces for Hurricane Nate, category two storm

"It is moving at an extremely fast rate", said Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards at a briefing Saturday, "almost unheard of for a storm of this type".

Hazardous wind with limited impact is forecast for the western Wiregrass.

As the fast-moving Tropical Storm Nate continued to approach the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, t... ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil are monitoring the progress of Nate but have not yet taken any steps with regard to production or personnel safety. So we must remain weather aware! Winds offshore Saturday will be 15 to 20 knots with seas 6 to 8 feet, with choppy intercostal waters.

The sides discussed the joint actions of countries that positively influenced the situation on the market, as well as the possibility of further cooperation in this direction. Make sure you, you're family, and friends are prepared BEFORE this storm arrives.

Residents are advised that Progressive Waste Solutions will continue to undertake the regularly scheduled curbside collection of household garbage, trash and recycling. The NWS is forecasting rainfall amounts of 3 - 6 inches over the next 72 hours.

As a result of the forecast there are a multitude of watches and warnings along the Louisiana coastline including a Tropical Storm Watch from Vermilion Parish to Morgan City, including Lafayette Parish and St. Martin Parish. Residents in these areas should heed any evacuation instructions given by local officials.

The only change of note with the newest package that came down from the National Hurricane Center is that the central pressure has dropped by a few mb, indicating it's trying to intensify. Another boat hit rocks in the Mississippi Sound and three people had to be plucked from the water. Keep in mind the track could vary slightly to the east or west, but New Orleans is no longer included within the 'cone of uncertainty'.

Onamet pronostica aguaceros con tronadas por efectos de vaguada
Medio nublado a nublado con aguaceros y tronadas ocasionales en la tarde . Temperatura máxima entre 30ºC y 32ºC y mínima entre 22ºC y 24ºC.

As of Friday night, the impacts appear to be mostly rainfall as the Big Bend and South Georgia experience some of the eastern bands of Nate.

Hurricane Nate made landfall for the second time early Sunday, with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.

"We're down here from Philly and we're not going to just stay in our hotel room", said Kelly Howell, who was drinking with friends at The Bourbon Street Drinkery.

The new projected path places landfall east of the last projection, which means portions of the Wiregrass could be affected by tropical storm conditions.

Thus, oil production in the region was reduced by 254,600 barrels per day.

Earlier in the week, Nate was a weaker tropical storm, but heavy wind and rain and subsequent flooding were blamed for several deaths in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras and El Salvador. The weather will begin to go downhill quickly Saturday and will be very rough tomorrow afternoon through Sunday morning.