Hurricane Delta was expected to weaken slowly as it approached the northern Gulf coast Friday, weakening rapidly after the center of the storm moves inland.
Delta was located about 160 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center.
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The storm was moving north at 12 mph. A Hurricane Warning was in effect from high inland Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana.
A Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for parts of Texas and Louisiana, including New Orleans.