TENNESSEE: The latest forecast path for Tropical Storm Nate has the storm making landfall as a hurricane along the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts around 1 a.m. Sunday.
The storm’s projection model pus the center of Nate about 50 miles east of New Orleans when comes ashore. This is a fast-moving storm.
Tropical Storm Nate has killed 21 people already in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Honduras. New Orleans officials have put a state of emergency in place.
After landfall, Nate moves eastward with impacting Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. At 1 a.m. Monday, Nate is centered over East Tennessee as a tropical depression.
This is just Nate’s current projected path and there is still uncertainty with its track.
- Be informed as to your local forecast, check road information, and be ready if local authorities issue warnings or emergency actions in your area.
- Monitor local news and weather broadcasts for current weather and traffic information.
- Have multiple ways to receive weather info and warnings. Purchase a NOAA weather radio, with battery back-up, if you don’t have one.
- Download weather smartphone apps to get weather information, including watch and warning notifications direct your mobile device.
- Review your family or personal preparedness plan and emergency kit, or get these resources ready now if you don’t have them: www.ready.gov.