Tropical Storm Nate Could Hit Gulf Coast as Hurricane by Sunday

Tropical Storm Nate is forecast to hit the Yucatan Peninsula on its way into the Gulf of Mexico. National Hurricane Center
 Maximum sustained winds of 40 mph have been reported from the cyclone, but by  Sunday, Nate’s sustained winds are expected to reach 75 mph. While strong winds often attract the most attention, water from surges and rainfall are often more deadly and destructive than the gale force winds. The hurricane center warns that Nate will bring 15 to 20 inches of rain to Nicaragua.


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