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-- in the Gulf Coast in the meantime the National Hurricane Center upgrading -- to hurricane status that's really the headline of the hour.
Winds reaching speeds of 275.
Miles per hour wind speeds 75 miles per hour.
As it nears landfall in the gulf Jeff -- on the ground in Gulfport -- Mississippi with the very latest death.
Just to the east glory of New Orleans and this is where the worst of the storm would come ashore.
With consider going right over New Orleans and as you wait for Mitchell Andrew.
The mayor of New Orleans to come out we I was just listening to Bobby Jindal the governor.
Of Louisiana who says now 28.
Know -- -- school districts have been closed today seven parishes are now on mandatory.
-- solution carriage.
Is one of those that has gone on -- mandatory evacuation they said.
I just talked to the the Kelly the head of the -- there who said they had actually -- DWIs.
And so they're banning.
And in a bearish.
Interesting little sidelight take a look out at the gulf right now.
This is never the way it looks you know -- the gulf looks like it's always pretty.
Com right now it is really churning pretty heavily.
Before we get away -- take a look down the other end of the beach if you see some people still out here sun still shine and won't be for long guys.
-- -- I hope you have plans for cover your right in the -- there Jeff Flock thank you for your continuing.
Amazing reporting force appreciate it.
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