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Hurricane Nate brings heavy rain, wind to Biloxi, Mississippi  on October 7th, 2017. The...
Hurricane Nate brings heavy rain, wind to Biloxi, Mississippi on October 7th, 2017. The hurricane center said Nate has maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. It was moving north at 20 mph. (KY3)
Published: Oct. 8, 2017 at 7:19 AM CDT
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More than 100,000 residents in Mississippi and Alabama are without power following the arrival of Nate.

Alabama Power Co. said about 59,000 customers lost their electricity in the state. About 53,000 of those were in the Mobile area.

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokesman Greg Flynn said Mississippi Power and the state's electric power associations reported a total of about 48,000 customers without power early Sunday.

Nate made landfall in Mississippi early Sunday as a Category 1 hurricane and later weakened to a tropical storm.