Update from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency:
Mississippi is now in the forecast path of Tropical Storm Nate. Overnight, there was a major shift west in the National Hurricane Center Forecast as Nate gained strength and became a Tropical Storm. Based on the latest information Nate is projected to be a Category One Hurricane just off the Mississippi Coast Late Saturday night/early Sunday morning.
Emergency Management officials and the National Weather Service are advising residents to stay weather aware this weekend and monitor this storm.
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