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Gulf Coast braces for fast-moving tropical storm Nate -

The U.S. Gulf Coast braced Friday for a fast-moving blast of wind, heavy rain and rising water as deadly tropical storm Nate threatened to reach hurricane strength before a weekend landfall. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued ...and more »

Hurricane Nate weakens as it soaks Gulf Coast, photos here - The Weather Network

Sunday, October 8, 2017, 15:52 - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages. Maximum sustained winds from Nate, the fourth ...and more »

Oil prices hit as US gulf coast faces hurricane - Financial Times

The price of crude oil was driven down as traders anticipated disruption to refineries from Hurricane Nate, which hit the US Gulf of Mexico on Saturday night. West Texas Intermediate, the US crude benchmark, fell 3 per cent to $49.29 a barrel on Friday ...and more »

Tropical Storm Nate could reach Baltimore as tropical depression, but first tracks toward Gulf Coast - Baltimore Sun (blog)

The National Hurricane Center projects Tropical Storm Nate to become a hurricane before it hits the gulf coast, then heading toward the Mid-Atlantic by next week. (National Hurricane Center). Scott DanceContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. Tropical Storm ...and more »

Tropical depression forms, could hit Gulf Coast as a hurricane - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

MIAMI — A tropical depression formed in the southern Caribbean on Wednesday, with another Florida hurricane possible by the weekend. In their latest advisory, National Hurricane Center forecasters said the storm will move over warm waters and ...and more »

Governor declares state of emergency for northern part of Florida as Tropical Storm Nate looms - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Nate is expected to impact Florida this weekend with rain and wind, even though the eye is not currently forecast to make landfall in the state. As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico were recovering from Hurricanes Harvey ...and more »

After killing 22 people in Central America, Tropical Storm Nate is on a collision course with New Orleans - National Post

After killing at least 22 people in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, Tropical Storm Nate is on a collision course with the northern U.S. Gulf Coast. Southeast Louisiana, including vulnerable New Orleans, lies in the path. The storm, which is predicted to ...and more »

Nate weakens after second landfall on US Gulf Coast - The Weather Network

Sunday, October 8, 2017, 14:21 - Now downgraded to a tropical depression, then-category 1 Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River, just days after slamming Central America and leaving some two dozen people dead. Packing ...and more »

Another hurricane could threaten the Gulf Coast this weekend - Popular Science

The brief lull in the Atlantic Ocean's hurricane activity seems to have come to an end sooner than we'd hoped. A new tropical depression is brewing in the western Caribbean Sea, and it could threaten the United States this weekend and early next week ...and more »

Hurricane Nate barrels toward flood-prone New Orleans as Gulf Coast braces for storm surges - National Post

NEW ORLEANS – Nate was upgraded to a hurricane late Friday as the central Gulf Coast braced for its landfall as early as Saturday evening, with lashing winds and storm surges forecast to hit a part of the coast that had largely been spared in this ...and more »