Hurricane warning issued in advance of Nate along the US Gulf Coast

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A hurricane warning was issued late Friday morning from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to the Alabama-Florida border as Tropical Storm Nate approached the US Gulf Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. New Orleans was not included in the warning zone, but a tropical storm warning was issued for the city and

Lake Pontchartrain, west to Morgan City, Louisiana. A storm surge warning was issued from Morgan City to the Alabama-Florida border and for the northern and western shores of Lake Pontchartrain.