Hurricane Nate was the fourth hurricane to landfall in the United States in 2017, the first time that’s happened in a single hurricane season in over a decade. Nate made landfall around 7 p.m. CDT on October 7 near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 hurricane, then made its final landfall near Biloxi, Mississippi just after midnight on October 8. Together with a trio of Category 4 hurricane

landfalls in less than a month’s time from late August through late September, this is now the first time since the record-smashing 2005 hurricane season there has been as many as four U.S. landfalls in one season, all occurring within 45 days from August 25 through October 8.That 2005 season featured five U.S. landfalling hurricanes: Cindy, Dennis, Katrina, Rita and Wilma.  READ MORE