Posted by poposaro on October 10th, 2017
Hurricane Nate was an Atlantic hurricane that caused widespread destruction and casualties in Central America. The fourteenth named storm and ninth hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, Nate originated from a broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Caribbean on October 3. The disturbance moved northwest, organizing into a tropical depression the next day and attaining tropical storm intensity early on October 5. The storm moved ashore the coastline of Nicaragua thereafter. Little change in strength occurred as the system continued into Honduras, and Nate began steady intensification over the warm waters of the northwestern Caribbean Sea shortly thereafter. It attained hurricane intensity 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. At 7:00 pm CDT that day, Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana causing storm surge, rip currents, hurricane-force winds, and beach erosion. Moving northwestward at 28 mph (44 km/h), Nate was the fastest moving storm ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico. It is also the fourth Atlantic hurricane of 2017 to make landfall anywhere in the United States or one of its territories; such a quartet has not occurred since 2005 and became the first tropical cyclone to make landfall in the state of Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina.
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