NEW ORLEANS Hurricane Nate made landfall as a Category 1 storm, first. This could result in potential flash flooding in areas east of the Mississippi River. The massive study, published last month in Geophysical Research Letters, pulls. On Friday, NOAA models forecast that the hurricane could generate storm waves as high as six meters more than 19 feet just offshore of the Mississippi River. Most of us think of zoning lots as rectangular plots on New York Citys trusty street grid, but this lot looks more like a map of the Mississippi River Delta! In some places it is literally 10 feet wide The project site is in an R8 district, and in. On the weather map I see an orange X By hovering my pointer over the Looking at the GFS weather model right now I see a Category 1 hurricane striking the Mississippi River delta 120 hours from now Thats Sunday, the day you might. The Mississippi River Delta is drowning, according to new research that predicts the surrounding coastline will be inevitably reshaped in coming decades "Theres just not enough sediment to sustain the delta plain," said study. Davis, Department of Homeland Security Dramatic, widespread shoreline loss is revealed in new NASAUS Geological Survey annual maps of the Louisiana. A map of the route from inundated by the flooded Red River Starkell, by then. THE Mississippi River Delta loses the equivalent of a football field of marshland every hour as it melts into the Gulf of Mexico Over the last 75 years, weve lost the equivalent of the state of Delaware to erosion We have a chance to stop.