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Nate is now a Category 1 hurricane as it moves into Gulf

Hurricane Nate has entered the Gulf of Mexico
Hurricane Nate has entered the Gulf of Mexico National Hurricane Center

Nate was upgraded from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane Friday night as the system moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center reports.

Nate had winds of 75 mph at 10:30 p.m. as it moves north-northwest at 22 mph, the NHC reports.

The latest NHC trajectory shows the storm shifting east Saturday toward the Mississippi-Louisiana state line Saturday night.

The Mississippi Coast is under a hurricane warning.

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Justin Mitchell: 228-604-0705, @JustinMitchell_

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