Updated 8am 9-3-11
Tropical Storm Lee nears the Louisiana Gulf Coast Saturday morning packing maximum sustained winds of 60 mph.
Tornado warning are being put up all over the Louisiana coast. The storm is a slow-mover which will set it up to dump as much as 20″ of ran along some parts of it’s track.
Flood watches and warnings have gone up from Louisiana as far east as the Florida panhandle. Some minor street flooding and power outages are being reported in New Orleans, but the pumps and dike system are holding up to Lee.