Hurricane Marco bolstered right into a typhoon on Sunday afternoon because it persisted to transport in opposition to the usGulf coast, the usNational Storm Middle (NHC) stated.
“Lifestyles-threatening typhoon surge and hurricane-force winds anticipated alongside parts of the U.S. Gulf coast,” stated the NHC’s newest bulletin.
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Marco used to be positioned about 300 miles (482.eight km) south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and about 460 miles southeast of Lafayette, Louisiana, the forecaster stated.
The typhoon’s most sustained winds have greater to 75 miles consistent with hour with upper gusts, it added
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