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hello and welcome to our viewers in the united states and all around the world. i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company. well, hurricane nate thrashing the u.s. gulf coast with drenching rains, damaging winds and a dangerous storm surge. the category 1's first landfall was at the mouth of the mississippi river in southeast louisiana just a few hours ago. the fast-moving storm has just in the last hour made a second landfall along the gulf coast at biloxi mississippi and the worry is the resulting storm surge. you can see it there just how high the waters have been rising. waves lapping at the doors of the golden nugget casino in biloxi.
that casino and others in biloxi did shut down before nate's arrival. when you see that type of video, seems like it was a good idea. let's get the latest on nate's strength and position. ivan cabrera joining us with that. it could have been a lot worse but that storm surge certainly having an impact. >> yeah, especially that parking garage, to see the cars there floating, bopping around. 85 mile-an-hour winds. we've had hurricane hunters flying in this hurricane over the last several days. well, nate decided to come to them literally. it passed over keiser air force base where the hurricane hunter planes reside. we'll continue to see that and also the rain that will be with
us the next few days, that's going to be an issue as well, although i don't think it will be as much of a problem because the southeastern united states has seen very little rainfall the last several days. that's the latest as far as the wind speeds. i want to talk about what will happen as far as, well, the rain that's going to be coming up over the next few days here as we check in with rainfall tallies that are going to be anywhere from three to as much as six inches of rainfall. that's what's going to be coming up in the next few days for the eastern united states. as i mentioned, i don't think it will be a huge deal as we talk about rainfall tallies here that we can certainly handle across the southeastern u.s. as far as the winds, still looking at gusts anywhere from 20 to 40 miles an hour, though i must say i think the more dangerous winds have now passed us here. as we talk about biloxi, we had the center of the eye of the hurricane pass. it went right over him.
look at the gusts picking up a little bit on the back side of the system with the winds now turning and coming in out of the south, anywhere from 20, 25 miles. that will continue, perhaps 30, 40, but nothing like we saw with the northern eye wall. that was when the most potent part of the storm came in. that was when we saw those 75 to 80 mile-an-hour winds. in fact, wind gusts in louisiana 89 miles an hour. folks have been askingthe there's anything upcoming. i don't see anything coming but the next storm would be owe feel -- ophelia.
of course the season doesn't end until november. >> i don't think i'm going to take that bet. the last time we saw you, the eye was passing right over you. what's happening now? >> reporter: it's changing again. now winds are coming in the opposite direction, coming out of the southwest. it's as strong as -- [ no audio ] >> we can see you, martin. we cannot hear you unfortunately. let's try and get that signal back. i think you might be doing it there, my friend. try again. it was that connection. carry on as you were. >> reporter: i was just saying that the winds have picked up again. the winds are blowing strongly,
not as strong as they were when the eye wall certainly hit us but they're coming from the opposite direction. the good news is at least we're not getting hammered with all -- [ no audio ] >> i had that happen to myself as well. that's that connection there. we'll get that sorted out. it is wet, it is windy. martin's been reporting on the storm surge there in biloxi. we'll get back to him once we've sorted that out. meanwhile, new orleans residence breathing really a sigh of relief once nate made landfall in louisiana. the hurricane warning was downgraded to a tropical storm warning and the --
>> reporter: the mayor asking the people not to panic but to prepare temperature even a curfew was issued at about 7 p.m. well, a few hours later, the hurricane warning was downgraded to a tropical storm warning and then that curfew was lifted. as you take a look around, we had some light rain, there were a few bands that went through the city of new orleans but overall the situation faring very well. now, there is one other potential concern in this area and that is storm surge around long pontchartrain in the north shore. that will become clear at day break. rosa flores, cnn, new orleans. >> all right. martin savidge is in the middle of a blow there in biloxi, mississippi. i think we might have sorted it out. martin, pick up where you were. the eye has gone past you, the
winds have picked up and coming from the other direction. >> reporter: right, but no rain or very little rain, which is very different from when the eye wall was coming ashore. u.s. highway 90 is still covered by water but nowhere near as much. it looks as if the water has withdrawn about 15 feet or so. part of that could have been due to the fact that there was a lull. the wind driving up from the southwest may change things a bit. we'll keep an eye on it. but for the most part, it's pretty evident they've gone past the worst of the storm. the other thing we have to watch out for, tornadoes. they still spin off from a storm like this. the winds are picking up. clearly our moment in the eye is over, michael. >> exactly. hopefully the back end of that storm is not going to be as bad as the leading edge was for you there in biloxi. it was interesting with that
storm surge, the video we've been showing and maybe we can show it again of the water at the golden nugget there, which is just extraordinary. how bad was the storm surge at its worst? >> reporter: well, i mean, it looked like it came up -- i mean, i've got to gauge here, maybe about six feet or so, although it could depend on where you are geographically. it could come on higher in other places. a lot of these places went through hurricane katrina. they have rebuilt and restructured and they weren't planning to take on water again. the likelihood that it got into any really sensitive errors would seem unlikely. because when they rebuilt down here, they rebuilt with the idea that they were not going to go through another katrina and they made sure of that. so that's the way it is. we'll have to see in daylight.
>> good point. all right, marty. thanks so much. martin savidge there now on the back end of the storm, blowing a little bit but not as bad as it was on the leading edge. well, storm chaser mike theiss is in biloxi, mississippi as well. you've seen plenty of storms. what was your take on nate? >> well, we did have a couple feet of storm surge come thro h through. i am at the golden nugget and he's right, the actual building itself and main lobby is fully in tact. this place was rebuilt after katrina and they rebuilt with that in mind and there's very minimal damage. >> reporter: that is good to
know. the video showing the water halfway up the door there but now we know. mike, you cover these things for a living pretty much. how did this rate in terms of storms you've seen of late? >> it's a mild storm, a low-end storm, especially with the storm surge being a category 1 and such. but the fact that i was able to document it at night with light was different. so this is a unique experience. also we were inside the eye and there were many birds, chances are some of these birds have been stuck within the eye for a while now, stuck within that ring. >> we often ask you guys why you do what you do but you do get pretty valuable going forward and learning about these storms. >> yeah, i believe documenting history is very important.
just like a war photographer will document things that aren't necessarily happy times for people. i believe documenting hurricanes and passing it on with future generations with awareness helps save lives in the future. >> there were plenty of warnings given out. do you think people heeded those warnings? >> oh, yeah. these guys here did a fantastic job. they went through katrina and they weren't going to let their guards down this time. luckily it was nothing look katrina. but they were very prepared here. i think everybody did take this serious. and hopefully everybody is going to be okay. >> all right. mike, always good to speak with you, mike theiss, storm chaser there in biloxi, mississippi. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> new clues about the las vegas shooter. coming up, what investigators are learning from a handwritten
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hurricane nate making a second landfall in biloxi, mississippi with wind speeds of 85, or 170 kilometers an hour. as the storm moves north, some areas could get up to ten inches or 25 centimeters of rain. officials expect dangerous storm surges to continue, also fallen trees and of course downed power lines. more than 15,000 households across florida, alabama and mississippi are already without power. >> well, "saturday night live" paid tribute tonight to the victims of the las vegas massacre. the show opened with the singer, jason aldean, who was the artist on stage when a gunman opened
fire on those 22,000 convecert concert-goers who had come to see him and others perform. here's part of what he said. >> this week we witnessed one of the worst tragedies in american history. like everyone, i'm struggling to understand what happened that night and how to pick the pieces and start to heal. but can you be sure that we're going to walk through these tough times together, every step of the way, because when america is at its best, our bond and or spirit, it's unbreakable. >> and aldean went on after that to pay tribute by playing "i won't back down" by tom petty. ♪ in a world that keeps pushing me around, i'm going to stand my
ground and i won't back down ♪ >> while the nation tries to heal, investigators at the crime scene have made a significant discovery. they now know the meaning of numbers written on a piece of paper found in the shooter's hotel room. police say the note indicates he was trying to shoot as many people as possible. stephanie elam with more. >> reporter: calculations, that's what investigators now believe that the numbers written on the notepad found in the shooter's suite were. this was first reported by cbs news, but what they believe is they were calculations related to distance and trajectory from the window of the shooter's suite on the 32nd floor down to the venue. of course having this one piece of information doesn't help at all with the motive, which is the one thing that is still very much frustrating investigators. they still say it's unclear why the 64-year-old man would do such a heinous crime. they do not know why he would do that. but we do have a little bit more information about the man who
may have really helped stop this from being a much more tragic n event. it's hard to believe we could even think of that. jose campos, because he works for mandalay security, he was responding to an open door alarm several doors down from where the shooter was staying. when he came up on that floor, the shooter had cameras out in the hall. they believe the shooter saw him on the camera and started to engage with him, shot through the door, hitting campos through the leg. because of campos' quick reaction, radioed to security, they were abon the 32nd floor. if it want for him, it might have taken them much longer to
find out what floor he was on. this could have been a much worse situation had it not been for jose campos. >> the u.s. president donald trump back in washington after traveling to greenboro, north carolina saturday night for a fund-raiser, his first trip back to that state since becoming president. you can see arrived in a steady rain. before leaving the white house, he did take a few questions from reporters about his latest flurry of sometimes mysterious tweets. here's kaitlin collins. >> reporter: while the president continues to fuel a series of questions and raise a lot of eyebrowsfter he's made a string of cryptic remarks lately. after he lamented on twitter he thought negs wiotiations with n korea had failed for the last 25 years, he said he believed there was only one option left there. the catch, he didn't tell us what that one option is.
the president was asked about then ot south lawn of the white house as he departed for a white house in north carolina but his answer just left reporters guessing. >> reporter: nothing to clarify. >> what's the one thing that will work with north korea? >> you'll figure that out soon. >> and press secretary sarah huckabee sanders did say all options remain on the table regarding north korea. the president was also asked about another ominous remark he made this week when he met with senior military leaders, that he said it was the calm before the storm. tensions were at an all-time high between the president and
rex tillerson after it was revealed that secretary of state referred to the president as a moron over the summer. the president acknowledged they disagreed over a few things and that he wishes he was tougher in a few areas. tillerson told reporters he had an open line of communication to north korea. the president swiftly got on twitter and said tillerson should stop wasting his time trying to negotiate with north korea. >> our thanks to kaitlin collins there. >> people in one city in eastern china felt the underground blast and thought it was an earthquake. matt rivers has our report.
>> reporter: the nuclear test on september 3rd was north korea's largest to date. it triggered an earthquake and international reaction was swift. the u.n. security council passed new sanctions. donald trump threatened to completely destroy north korea and kim jong un warned his next test would be over the pacific ocean. but at the exact moment of this latest test, the people of this chinese city 120 miles from this test site didn't know about the nuclear blast or the international outcry that would follow. all they know is that the earth was shaking. >> translator: what the [ bleep ]. is this an earthquake in my apartment? >> reporter: this man, a butcher, was asleep in his bed. so were you scared? >> translator: all of a sudden, everything began shaking back and forth so i ran outside and everyone was saying it was an earthquake. i had no idea what was going on.
>> reporter: an entire city thinking the same thing, though collectively about to connect the nuclear dots. >> translator: everybody came in and said it was an earthquake. a bit later we realized it was from the north koreans. >> reporter: this man runs a restaurant in town where conversations have lately focused on kim jong un's nuclear program and what it could mean for them. >> translator: i'm worried about the radiation. it could really hurt us. >> reporter: concerns over radiation escaping from the test site have increased with each explosion. some experts suggested that the mountain at the site could collapse. china said it has not detected anything of the sort and that its military keeps a vigilant watch of air quality levels. but for this parent, it's of little comfort.
>> i have a 4-year-old daughter. these tests could cause radiation. i'd like to move to beijing but i don't have the money. >> reporter: there's also this pervasive sense there's not much we can do about it, we still got to pay the bills and take the kids to school so life goes on, right? so the restaurants are still open, there's still outdoor recess and buildings still going up, even though they might be shaken by actions coming soon. >> when we come back here on the program, much more on hurricane nate as it lashes the u.s. gulf coast. we'll get the latest on the storm's location and where it's headed. also, in puerto rico, people are still desperately waiting for help, two long weeks after hurricane maria devastated the
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and the president writing that pyongyang has made fools of the u.s. during 25 years of diplomacy and saying, sorry, only one thing will work. he did not elaborate on what that one thing was. hurricane nate has just made a second and final landfall near biloxi mississippi, with stained winds reaching 89 miles an hour. it has knocked out power to thousands of people in three states, mississippi, alabama and in florida's panhandle. let's get an update now on nate's status. meteorologist ivan cabrera joining us now. ivan, do give us an update. >> since we've been talking here, just amazing progress. this has been the story with the storm. this is the center of circulation, essentially that is your eye, the center of the
hurricane, with is now northeast of gulfport, which is officially made a third landfall. plaquemines parish was the second and the third if you count nicaragua. these will contain wind gusts of 40 to 60 miles an hour. we're not quite done here with nate by any stretch. that will continue over the next several hours as the rain begins to move to the north and east. as far as what we're talking about with rainfall, well, that's going to be a bit of an issue for the next few hours. but there it is. 85 mile-an-hour winds. that was the official landfall strength, as it made landfall as a category one. this would have turned into something much stronger had it
moved slower into the gulf of mexico. there it is cranking and moving it up to the east. all of this will head up to the north and east. we were talking to martin and incredibly he was right under the eye wall and right under the eye of the hurricane. he had winds in excess of 75 miles an hour and as he walked out, nothing. now we're on the back side of the storm, which is not as strong as the northern fire wall. now we're looking at gusts any from from 20 to 40 miles an hour. it will be a little bluster ear but not as big a deal as it was when it made landfall. which gave us 89 mile-an-hour wind gusts. and the that's where the hurricane hunters' planes are. storm surge warnings are now in
effect, though although threat will continue to diminish. all that water coming up to some of those businesses and cars essentially floating in parking garages. and there is the storm surge. this was shell beach. that was when a return floor was backing in and regrettably not much pran when she was a baby. heavy rain continues and numerous power outages will continue. that red, that's indicating a tornado watch. and underneath that, we've actually had additional tornado warnings impacting the panhandle of florida because of the spin. this will continue through tonight and into tomorrow before
the threat starts to diminish. let's talk a little bit more about where the system is going over the next few days. here's the latest track for the national hurricane center. i don't think this is going to be a huge events and there's the track taking it up to the northeast. we'll have anywhere from two to four inches. some wears could pick up because this part of the united states has seen very little rainfall and the last few weeks, so we should be able to take what's coming as far as the rainfall from nate. >> so looking for what's the latest there. it looks like you're getting blown around a bit. >> reporter: yeah, the winds
have pebd up a little bit here and it's really kind of whipping the rainfall and the steadiest we seen here throughout the evening. and i'm it doesn't seem like the kind of storm, rain and wind that will cause any kind of serious structural damage. we haven't heard of any major problems out there in the area around mobile throughout the fing. so that is the bit we're here on the edge of and we'll continue here over the course of the next hour as this storm continues to push its way north. it's rather impressive. it's hard to make out here in
cameras perhaps i'd be more concerned. but emergency officials had been very worried that there was a complacent, laid-back attitude as people prepared for hurricane nate, to make its way on hoar this you have to explore a little bit in these storms, that could put you in a dangerous situation. what we've been able to pick up on so far, not a lot of major problems. people are urged to be vigilant about what is going on. some 7,000 people here in the alabama nem it seems like people
would be able to get that power turned back on quickly. it's obviously a discomfort situation to this is the win and rain whieping threw here in mobile alabama. but i have seen reports of severe thorj warnings, is that can happen more inland. that can be something that people need to be aware and pay very close attention to as well. michael sp. >> exactly. ed, great reporting as always. thanks so much, my friend. ed lavandera there. >> as the u.s. deals with hurricane nate, millions of people across central america are only just beginning the
recovery process from that tropical storm. it killed at least 28 people in the region. reuters reporting more than half a million people don't have clean water to drink right now, 18,000 don't have electricity and landslides and flooding damaged hundreds of roads and bridges. the president of costa rica calling for help. >> translator: serious damage to roads. some of the bridges and culverts were destroyed. this is a call to the whole country. we will also call other communities to offer help. we are going to ask them to help us to clean the roads and places if it is possible and will not cause risk to these people. >> and in nicaragua, the storm has damaged vital infrastructure and killed thousands of people. and coming up, we'll go live to istanbul for the latest.
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together, we're building a better california. we continue of course to follow hurricane nate, but want to update you on other stories now. on catalonia, protests on the streets saturday, but these demonstrators were calling for dialogues. can you see white balloons there. there were also signs saying "let's talk." this follows last weekend's vote for independence. it's not known if the catalon president will declare independence next week. >> on the 65th birthday of the russian president vladimir putin, activists are demanding this be his last birthday in office. a key opposition figures behind bars called for these nationwide rallies. more than 200 protesters were
detained. matthew chance with more now from st. petersburg. >> reporter: for the kremlin dismisses him as a fringe political fick, but the troous is russia's main opposition figure has become a painful thorn in the side of vat mladim putin. what do you think are the chances of putin leaving and alexei taking his place? >> there is the chance to change everything in russia, political life. >> and across russia, similar
protes protes protests unsanctioned by the kremlin. alexei was unable to attend. he was jailed for 20 days earlier this month. his supporters have come out to demand political competition and for their leader to be allowed to stand in presidential elections here next year. >> translator: i'm not satisfied with the current situation in the country. i'm not happy with the authorities. we practically don't have freedom of speech. we have strict censorship on television and the only contender to putin isn't allowed in any way to take part in the elections. >> reporter: but it would be a massive kremlin climb down to allow him a presidential bid. he's been convicted in a criminal case, excluding him formally from office, but his popular online campaign against
official corruption has struck a cord among many russians. he may not exactly be poised to topple president putin, but alexei is now a real force in russian politics. matthew chance, cnn, st. petersburg. >> authorities in ghana's capital are investigating a natural gas explosion that sent this massive fire ball into the sky on saturday night. incredible video there. one government official told a local radio station that a number of people had been killed or injured in that blast. they're still working to determine how many. the explosion happened in a populated area known as atomic junction, near a transit hub and a university and sent understandably terrified eyewitnesses running for their lives. >> and in saudi arabia, an attack on the royal palace. state media say it would go security guards have been killed, three wounded after a
gunman opened fire outside the palace gates. the gunman was a 28-year-old saudi national and reportedly armed with a kalashnikov and molotov cocktail. saudi officials are still investigating. the saudi king was not in the kingdom at the time of the attack. >> all right. still to come on the program -- >> more than two weeks after hurricane maria hit, life here comprised of waiting in line for one thing or another. >> preek i-- puerto ricans stil without critical supplies. they are begging for help. since 1925, we have depended on diesel generators, burning approximately a million gallons of diesel fuel a year. our mission is to make off-shore wind
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welcome back. hurricane nate lashing the u.s. gulf coast with heavy rain and strong gusts. the category 1 storm making a second landfall at biloxi, mississippi. nate made its first u.s. landfall saturday night near the mouth of the mississippi river. the storm's effects will be felt all the way from louisiana to florida. officials expect dangerous storm surges. we've seen some of that. also fallen trees and downed power lines. more than 15,000 households
across florida, alabama, and mississippi without power. nate has already carved a path of destruction in central america, killing at least 28 people in costa rica and nicaragua and honduras. now, earlier i spoke with michael beyerstat. he is the fire chief of gulfport, mississippi. and i asked him how the situation was there. >> we had the storm surge and wind gusts. we have reports of one gust up around 70 miles an hour. it's not been quite as bad as we feared. but our motto is to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. and at this point it seems like in gulfport here for the most part we have gotten that. >> what have been your concerns? what remain your concerns? >> reporte >> we had a structure fire we had to go out and fight at kind of the height of the storm, when we were seeing some very -- a
lot of 40, 45, 50-mile-an-hour gusts. and that's a very digits situation, to have a wind-driven fire like that. we do have some flooding here in gulfport, highway 90. and we're getting reports of some of the other roads that are prone to flooding that are impassable at this time. >> when you compare it to the possibilities i suppose of this storm that hung around in the gulf and picked up some more activity from the warm waters there, are you feeling something of a sense of relief at the moment? >> oh, definitely. we feel blessed that it looks like at this point it hasn't been near as bad as it definitely could have been. we're definitely feeling blessed this time. >> what's your message to the people in your area who might be listening right now? >> one, i'm very proud of them. the people that were in
low-lying areas appear to have largely gotten out. and people have obeyed the curfew. we haven't had to go out and reece queue people who got themselves in bad situations during the height of the storm too much. very happy with them. and just be careful. we are getting a lot of reports of wires down. electricity is a very dangerous thing for people to be dealing with as they kind of go out and start looking around in the morning. >> and as we keep our eye on hurricane nate, we have not of course forgotten the plight of puerto rico. pummeled by the monster hurricane maria two weeks ago. millions of people in the u.s. territory are still without electricity, water, and other basic necessities. as our nick valencia reports, hope is another commodity in short supply. >> reporter: the day starts early if you want to get basic goods in arecivo.
more than two weeks after maria hit life here comprises of waiting in line for one service or another. by 8:00 a.m. the line for ice is more than two blocks long. i've been talking to this family and they've been telling me that they've been here since 1:00 in the morning. we're coming up on 9:00 a.m. the local plant officials are supposed to open up at 7:00 a.m., but that has yet to happen. also what we're told from these residents who've been standing in line forhours upon hours, that there's been a 20% increase in the price for the bags of ice. >> reporter: kelly lopez came to get some extra bags for her epileptic sister who's bedridden. she's already been turned away once because her sister wasn't with her. today she's back to try again. "it's very difficult for everyone here in puerto rico." and then just minutes after our cameras arrive the doors open. we asked a local plant officials why costs for ice have gone up. she says because prices for plastic and diesel have increased.
>> so the government or nobody's helping you supplement that? she says no, not at all, they're having to come totally out of pocket for it. >> reporter: while in arecibo locals beg us to check out the local hospital. there are rumors of people dying in horrible conditions. this is what we arrive to. the hospital back on normal power ahead of schedule. those critical patients being housed outside in a temporary ward are now being moved back inside. a hospital official tells us there haven't been any storm-related deaths. mark thorp is the commander of a federal disaster relief team asifth the hospital. >> when we have these in the continental united states we can get help there quicker. the challenge is getting everything here. >> thorpe knows there are rumors about a lack of urgency in the relief efforts, and it's taken a toll. >> when the hurricane came over, we were here. >> i know it's hard, man. >> reporter: across the street from the hospital there's a
different problem. another long line. this time at a local bank. just before we got here, we're told the bank's system collapsed and those who have been staying in line there's no guarantee thair going to ghit money. he says he has no other choice. >> [ speaking spanish ]. >> reporter: everything is money here. in arecebo locals say they are living each day like it's the first day after the storm, desperate for help, but now they've lost hope. nick valencia, cnn, arecibo, puerto rico. >> if you'd like to learn how to help hurricane victims in puerto rico and around the caribbean go to cnn.com/impact. thanks very much for watching "cnn newsroom" and being with me these last couple of hours. i'm michael holmes. our coverage of hurricane nate continues next with natalie allen and george howell. we're on a mission to show drip coffee drinkers, it's time to wake up to keurig.
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