Nate Forms into Tropical Storm, Aims for U.S. Gulf Coast This Weekend

FYI fellow cruisers:

-Nate has now strengthened into a Tropical Storm, the 14th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season;
-The current forecast cone shows it could make landfall in any of four states along the southern U.S. Gulf Coast, possibly on Sunday (10/8/17);
-The storm may strengthen further into a hurricane by the time it gets to the U.S. mainland, according to the National Hurricane Center.


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12 Answers

Looks to me like Nicaguara will take a hit ... let's hope it dies out then

Those coastal countries and States can't catch a break--can they?

I'm preparing for a nerve wracking rest of the week and weekend. Just as I was hoping the season would die down....nope! Time for Gulf Coast LA, MS, and FL to gear up! I hope they get our pumps working! Never a dull moment. Prayers for all that may be in the path.

Everybody in Nate's path stay safe !!

Well now, this is a bummer! Hoping it is NOT as bad as predicted. Maybe Nate will just fizzle out!

These late in the season storms usually do but everyone is on hyper alert after such a bad season ... Did I mention Nicaguagra is one of my ports ... beginning to think I better stop traveling for the benefit of fellow travelers Nervous

It's just been a season for the Record Books for sure! A book that needs to CLOSE!!!!Nervous

Wow, another storm! Hopefully this won’t be anything like the others.

Stay safe DBLDELITES ... praying it misses you ...

Looks like Florida will be spared.


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