Hurricane Katrina Update 0100 CDT
At 1 AM CDT , the center of extremely dangerous Hurricane Katrina was at 25.1 North 86.8 West, 310 miles south-southeast of the Mississippi River and moving to the west-northwest at 8 mph with a turn to the northwest expected later today. Maximum sustained winds are up to 145 mph, which makes Katrina a category four on the Saffir Simpson-scale. Minimum central pressure has fallen to 935 millibars (27.61"). Hurricane force winds extend up to 70 miles from the center and rains from the storm will start to affect the gulf coast on Sunday evening.
Hurricane Katrina Special Advisory Number 20
IT IS POSSIBLE THAT KATRINA COULD GET STRONGER THAN FORECAST AND PERHAPS EVEN REACH CATEGORY FIVE STATUS SOMETIME DURING THE NEXT 36 HOURS
Bedtime. Up at 5 (EDT).