Nate is now a tropical depression, storm is over for Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) — Storm Team 22 is tracking Nate.

The storm has now been downgraded to a tropical depression as it moves NNE at 24 miles per hour through Central Alabama.  The storm has officially passed for Mississippi.  A few light sprinkles are possible in our Eastern Counties, we should turn partly cloudy this afternoon. Nate is expected to continue on a Northeast track into the Appalachian Mountains.

Nate officially made a second landfall early Sunday morning at roughly 1:30 AM Central Time near Biloxi, Mississippi.  The first landfall occurred at the mouth of the Mississippi River in extreme Southeast Louisiana at roughly 8:00 PM Central Time Saturday night.

RESOURCES

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

New MEMA Preparedness App

The National Hurricane Center

The Mississippi Department of Transportation

 

CLOSINGS & COMMUNITY EVENT SCHEDULES

William Carey University Hattiesburg campus will be closed from 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, until 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 8.

First Baptist Church of Glendale has canceled all services for Sunday, October 8

PRCC’s game at Southwest moved to 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday, October 6th

The Spectrum Center has decided to reschedule Saturday’s Up Front Pride festival and Southern Fried Pride March in downtown Hattiesburg. The Spectrum Center will provide updates as needed via its Facebook page and on the Pride Facebook page, @Hattiesburg Southern Fried Pride.

Minor Care Clinic,66 Old Airport Road, Hattiesburg, MS will close early on Saturday, October 7th at 5pm and the clinic will remain closed on Sunday. Minor Care along with all of our facilities will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, October 9th.

 

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