Hurricane Nate becomes fourth hurricane to hit the U.S. in 6 weeks
Hurricane Nate becomes fourth hurricane to hit the U.S. in 6 weeksTourists run to avoid the rain as strong winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Nate begin to come ashore.
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By Kerry Flynn2017-10-08 13:57:08 UTC
Hurricane Nate is here.
The storm made its second landfall outside of Biloxi, Mississippi on Sunday morning. It's the first hurricane to do so in that state since Hurricane Katrina, the Associated Press reports.
Nate landed at the mouth of the Mississippi River with 85 mph winds and made its way across Mississippi and Alabama.
President Donald Trump approved an emergency declaration for Hurricane Nate in Mississippi.
Jim Cantore is a broadcast metereologist who was there for the early hours of the storm Saturday evening:
Mike Theiss, a professional storm chaser, took footage of a parking garage and other areas in Mississippi flooding Sunday morning:
Another meteorologist, Mike Seidel, recorded a video of the high winds in Mississippi:
Nate weakened from a Category 2 hurricane to a tropical storm as it moved inland across Mississippi and Alabama Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
CBS News correspondent David Begnaud recorded video of intense rainfall in Alabama:
More than 71,000 people near Mobile, Alabama were affected by power outages during the storm, according to Alabama Power.
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October 8, 2017 at 09:02AM