Hurricane Hanna Makes Landfall in Texas

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The Corpus Christi Caller Times reports:

Hurricane Hanna made landfall at 5 p.m. Saturday at Padre Island. The storm was moving west at 8 mph and producing up to 90 mph sustained winds.

Hurricane Hanna is expected to produce 5 to 10 inches of rain with isolated totals of 15 inches through Sunday evening in South Texas.

The western part of the eye of Hurricane Hanna is expected to arrive at 2 p.m., the weather service reported.

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning and storm surge warning at 4 p.m. Friday for the Coastal Bend area. The warning states dangerous and damaging winds and life-threatening flooding are possible for the region.

Both warnings are in effect all-day Saturday.




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