(Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images/AFP), Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories, Already a member? The majority of this document will focus on the impacts from storm surge and winds across southeast Mississippi, southwest Alabama and northwest Florida. “It’s going to hit and move through our area at a relatively fast rate, limiting the amount of time it’s going to drop rain,” Edwards said. In contrast, the capital of San José received no more than 1.4 inches (36 mm). Hurricane Katrina made its final landfall on the Mississippi coast on August 29, 2005, leveling many cities and buckling bridges. [21] Squally rains downed trees, damaged roofs, and flooded homes throughout Veraguas and Chiriqui;[30] in the latter province, 150 homes in Puerto Armuelles were affected,[31] and two people required rescue from the cascading waters of a river in the San Lorenzo District. The storm is about 15 miles (25 kilometers) east of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and about to make landfall. Despite unusually low surface pressures, strong upper-level winds were initially forecast to prevent significant organization. Some bars were closed in the French Quarter but music blasted from others. [34][35] Upon Nate's formation, a tropical storm warning was issued for the coast. The storm made two landfalls in the U.S. Hurricane Sally made landfall early Wednesday as a Category 2 storm near Gulf Shores, Alabama, the National Hurricane Center said. NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Nate came ashore along Mississippi’s coast outside Biloxi early Sunday, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. It was the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Per Independent Journal Review : It is also the fourth Atlantic hurricane of 2017 to have made landfall in the United States or one of its territories; such a quartet of landfalls has not occurred since 2005. The storm, ranking as a strong Category 2 with 110 mph sustained winds, is hitting near Cocodrie, Louisiana. Its track will take it … [22], On October 7, the National Weather Service stated that Hurricane Nate had broken the record for the fastest forward motion by a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, with a speed of 29 miles per hour (47 km/h). [44][45] Spanning 413 mi (665 km) through Costa Rica, the Inter-American Highway suffered various degrees of damage at 112 different sites, ranging from superficial cracks and potholes, to total structural failures. The storm is threatening to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland in the Gulf Coast region, with New Orleans squarely in its path. Another boat hit rocks in the Mississippi Sound and three people had to be plucked from the water. The Morocco-Israel breakthrough: Let the game-changing begin! [7] The presence of a partial eyewall on the San Andres radar, coupled with surface observations from Nicaragua, incentivized the NHC to upgrade the depression to Tropical Storm Nate at 06:00 UTC on October 5. Early on the next day, Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana. Schools and public offices were closed as storm shelters were prepared. [27][30] Blustery conditions associated with Nate affected 4,975 people throughout Panama and damaged or destroyed 84 houses. 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An elongated surface trough of low pressure began interacting with an upper-level low across the northwestern Caribbean at the start of October, resulting in widespread cloudiness and scattered showers across the region. An unusually fast-moving tropical cyclone, it caused severe flooding in Central America, leading to widespread destruction and casualties, during early October 2017, before making landfall on the US Gulf Coast. Winds up to 56 mph (90 km/h) disrupted electrical service in Cabo San Antonio. Nate’s powerful winds pushed water onto roads and its winds knocked out power to homes and business. In addition, Nate was the first tropical cyclone to move ashore in the state of Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina.[2]. The first came Saturday night, Oct. 7, as a Category 1 storm in southeast Louisiana. Flooding rains fell over much of the Talamanca and Central mountain ranges, including the west-central provinces of Chiriquí, Ngäbe-Buglé, Veraguas, Panamá Oeste, Bocas del Toro, and Coclé, as well as Colón and Guna Yala along the Atlantic coast. [46] The infrastructural costs across the country exceeded ₡10 billion (US$17.5 million), with repairs expected to take years. You are all alone. The storm doused Central America with heavy rains … It’s all a bit awkward for local Jews, and their renditions of Maoz Tzur and holiday prayers use a fascinating workaround, Jacob jumps to the obvious conclusion when he sees his son’s bloody coat, but what if he’d entertained the possibility that Joseph was yet alive? Hurricane Nate was the costliest natural disaster in Costa Rican history. Trees fell onto roads and homes in Panamá Oeste, Panamá Este, San Miguelito and Herrera, causing light damage. Hurricane Iota made landfall in Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm, with the Central American region bracing for potentially catastrophic rainfall, flooding, mudslides, a storm surge, and damaging winds. Isaias has tended to fluctuate, and so have the forecasts. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson), Traffic streams east over Mobile Bay which is under a hurricane warning as Hurricane Nate approaches the northern Gulf Coast on October 7, 2017 in Mobile , Alabama. [29] In Ngäbe-Buglé, a landslide killed six people. Casino barges were pushed into homes. Hurricane Hanna weakened to a tropical storm after making landfall along southern Texas’s Gulf Coast on Saturday evening, bringing heavy rains and threats of flooding to parts of the state already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. Saturday night, the storm came ashore along a sparsely populated area in southeast Louisiana. On coming out, finding a partner, tying the knot, and having children. The second came very early Sunday morning, Oct. 8, near Biloxi, Mississippi, also as a Category 1. Updated at 10:34 p.m. My fellow Palestinians wake up! Nate is currently a Category 1 Hurricane with winds sustained at 90 mph in the Gulf of Mexico. (CNN) The records keep adding up this hurricane season. ET with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. Officials rescued five people from two sailboats in choppy waters before the storm. Hurricane Zeta made landfall Wednesday afternoon near Cocoderie, Louisiana, with winds estimated at 110 mph, before weakening to a tropical storm early Thursday over central Alabama. [51] One person was also killed in El Salvador. John Brennan disputes Israel’s right to defend itself. But it was a glancing blow and not a true landfall. Hurricane Dorian Finally Makes Landfall In N.C., After Days-Long Delay With maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph, Dorian was a Category 1 … A total of 48 deaths were attributed to Nate: 16 deaths were counted in Nicaragua, 14 in Costa Rica, 5 in Guatemala, 7 in Panama, 3 in Honduras, 1 in El Salvador, and 2 in the United States. COCODRIE, LOUISIANA (WNCN) – Hurricane Zeta made landfall in Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The hurricane reached a minimum barometric pressure of 981 mbar (hPa; 28.97 inHg) 6 hours later. [15] Nate continued to weaken, and degrading to a remnant low over Tennessee. Oct. 9 (UPI) --Hurricane Delta made landfall in Creole, La., on Friday evening, slamming the Gulf Coast with 100 mph sustained winds and heavy rain.The eye of … Isaias became the second named hurricane in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects that the landfall … A barreling Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey this evening, hours earlier than previously expected. Some of the biggest impacts could be at the top of funnel-shaped Mobile Bay. [5] NOAA and Air Force reserve reconnaissance aircraft sampling the system throughout the evening of October 6 confirmed continued intensification; data around 02:30 UTC the next day, showing a developing eyewall, supported upgrading Nate to the season's ninth consecutive hurricane. [27] Torrents, landslides, and fallen trees—particularly in the provinces of Cartago, Puntarenas, Guanacaste, Alajuela, and San José—claimed the lives of 14 people,[17] and forced 11,300 into 170 shelters across Costa Rica. The National Hurricane Center reported Florence had sustained winds of 90 mph at landfall and was moving slowly [60], On April 11, 2018, due to the storm's significant impacts in Costa Rica, the World Meteorological Organization retired the name Nate from its rotating lists of names, and it will never again be used for another Atlantic hurricane. Nate weakened slightly and was a Category 1 storm with maximum winds of 85 mph (137 kph) when it made its first landfall in a sparsely populated area of Plaquemines Parish. Hurricane Sally made landfall early this morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama, threatening record floods more than 24 hours after it began dumping heavy rain on the Gulf Coast. One 41-foot sailboat lost its engine in Lake Pontchartrain and two sailors were saved. ET this morning, September 14, as a Category 1 storm. Nate's Landfall Will Coincide With the One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Matthew's Landfall. Arab nations, fed up with waiting for a divided, incompetent PA to get its act together, will continue to pursue their own best interests, Usually, we light Hanukkah candles as long as people are out and about, but this year, with people isolated at home, we needed a new way to share our light with others. It’s the second major hurricane to hit the region in two weeks. Its quick speed lessened the likelihood of prolonged rain that would tax the city’s weakened drainage pump system. Rita was the 4th named storm to make landfall during the 2005 season, and the 3rd hurricane to strike the US. [10] This lapse in structure was temporary, however, as Nate redeveloped deep convection even before re-emerging over water; in fact, the cyclone exhibited some semblance of a convective ring on microwave imagery. [58] A firefighter was struck and killed by a car while cleaning up storm debris in Morganton, North Carolina. An unusually fast-moving tropical cyclone, it caused severe flooding in Central America, leading to widespread destruction and casualties, during early October 2017, before making landfall on the US Gulf Coast. The storm’s affect can already be witnessed over some Gulf coast regions, bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds. The movie begins as Hurricane Isabel was approaching Cape Lookout on the morning of September 18. Learn the facts and frequently asked questions about Hurricane Iota. (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images/AFP), Gulf Coast waves crash against rocks as winds continue to speed up in Coden, Alabama, on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, ahead of Hurricane Nate, expected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast later in the day. Residents on the Gulf Coast can expect to feel the effects of the storm starting as early as Saturday evening and throughout Sunday. Zeta’s remnants are expected […] As of 2 a.m. local time, Nate was centered about 5 miles (10 kilometers) north of Biloxi and moving north near at 20 mph (31 kph). 7 p.m.: The eye of Hurricane Katrina comes ashore between North Miami Beach and Hallandale Beach on Florida's southeastern coast. Houston, Corpus Christi and Galveston are in its path. 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And as the 11th named storm to make landfall in the continental U.S., Zeta will set a new record, well beyond the nine storms that hit in 1916. “I’m physically and mentally tired,” a distraught Yolanda Lockett of Lake Charles, one of about 3,600 evacuees from Laura and Delta still sheltering, said outside her New Orleans hotel. [50], At least three people were killed and three others were reported missing across Honduras,[20] including one in Tierra Blanca. In first since Katrina, Hurricane Nate makes landfall in Mississippi. During its formative stages, the precursor disturbance interacted with the monsoon trough to produce widespread cloudiness over Panama in the first week of October. ET. At one point, Nate’s eye move over Keesler Air Force Base, where the National Hurricane Center’s hurricane hunter planes are kept, the center said. (Reuters) - The center of Hurricane Nate was expected to make landfall on the Mississippi Coast by midnight on Saturday and weaken significantly, the National Hurricane Center said. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories In preparation for Nate, officials in Grand Isle, Louisiana, declared a voluntary evacuation. He was hosting an impromptu family reunion after several relatives who were staying at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi were forced to leave the hotel and seek shelter at his home. As of the NHC’s 1 p.m. CST update, Nate was 195 miles south of Biloxi, Miss. Moving forward to this morning, slow-moving hurricane Sally officially made landfall near 5:45 AM near Gulf Shores, Alabama as a category 2 hurricane. It attained hurricane strength while moving through the Yucatán Channel early on October 7, attaining peak winds of 90 mph (150 km/h) in the central Gulf of Mexico later that day. 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