Tropical Storm Nate formed yesterday in the Caribbean, and now is moving at a rapid pace. Nate could make landfall in the next in the next 48 hours.  That's moving, y'all!

The National Weather Service has released the 7:00 a.m. update.  Tropical Storm Nate is located at 17.8 North and 84.8 West.

The storm is moving quickly, at 14 mph heading North Northwest.  Nate will be moving out of the Caribbean today, and will pass over the Yucatan Peninsula and be in the Gulf of Mexico by Midnight tonight.

On Nate's current forecast track, landfall could be as early as late Saturday night, or early Sunday on the Southeast coast of Louisiana or in Mississippi.

Hurricane Watches are now in effect for the Central and Southeastern coast of Louisiana, and all of the Mississippi coast.  Parts of the Alabama coast are under a tropical storm watch, as well.