Nate makes landfall near mouth of Mississippi

Hurricane Nate graphic by MGN.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hurricane Nate has made landfall near mouth of Mississippi River as Category 1 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.