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Tropical Storm KarenTropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall near Mobile, Alabama, on Sunday, October 6. The storm will travel along the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi before reaching land in Mobile. MPB will keep you posted on the latest information regarding this storm.
Current ForecastPublished 05 Oct 2013 10:46am
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Tropical Storm Warnings and Watches In EffectPublished 04 Oct 2013 09:19am
According to the National Hurricane Center, a Tropical Storm watch remains in effect for the Mississippi Coast. Karen is expected to move over southeastern Louisiana tonight and early Sunday.
Observations at 10a.m. show Karen is moving north at 7mph. A turn to the northeast is expected tonight, followed by a faster motion toward the ENE Sunday night and Monday on the forecast track. The center of Karen will move over or near the SE Louisiana coast tonight and early Sunday and pass near the Mississippi coast and Alabama Sunday and Sunday night.
Maxium sustained winds are near 40 mph with higer gusts. Little change in strength is expected.
Tropical Storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles to the north and east of hte center.
Rainfall: Karen is expected to produce rainfall amounts of one to three inches over portions of the central Gulf Coast through Sunday night. Isolated storm amounts of six inches are possible.BACK TO TOP