MID-SOUTH — Severe Weather Team 13 is committed to keeping you informed as Hurricane Delta continues to move toward the Mid-South.
This story will be updated every few hours as weather models are updated, so check back often over the next few days.
HURRICANE DELTA LATEST (as of 7:30 a.m. Saturday)
Delta made landfall on Creole, Louisiana around 6 p.m. Friday as a category 2 Hurricane with sustained winds of 100 mph.
Delta has rapidly weakened to a tropical storm with 40 mph moving 16 mph NNE through NE Louisiana.
The remnants of Delta will move through Mississippi today.
As Delta continues to weaken it will be dropping several inches of rain.
Flash flood watches continue from millions across the Southeast.
MID SOUTH IMPACTS
Come across a flooded roadway, turn around, don’t drown. Find an alternate route.
Weak quick spin up tornadoes are likely across much of Alabama and Georgia Saturday.
Winds across the Mid-South will be strongest in the morning gusting up to 45 mph.
Still windy during the day with winds slowly weakening.
As the system moves through our area, we want to see your photos and videos. Only if it’s safe to do so, share them with us here.
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