Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River Saturday evening as a Category 1 storm with maximum winds of 85 miles per hour. As of 8 p.m. ET, Nate was located about 10 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River and about 100 miles south of Biloxi, Miss. Nate was a

Category 1 storm with maximum winds of 90 mph. Forecasters also said Nate could dump 3 to 6 inches of rain on the region — with isolated totals of up to 10 inches. Mississippi’s six southern-most counties declared a state of emergency, with the state’s emergency management director calling Nate “the worst hurricane that has impacted Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina.”  READ MORE