2013 hurricane season http://wrkf.org en Tropical Storm Karen Heading For U.S. Gulf Coast http://wrkf.org/post/tropical-storm-karen-heading-us-gulf-coast Newly formed Tropical Storm Karen, which could reach hurricane strength by Friday, is expected to make landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast sometime over the weekend.<p><a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at2+shtml/130434.shtml?5-daynl">The National Hurricane Center</a> in Miami says the late-season storm formed Thursday morning about 485 miles south of the Mississippi Delta, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. It was moving north-northwest at 12 mph, but was expected to speed up.<p>Forecasters say it will make landfall in the U.S. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:46:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 16985 at http://wrkf.org Tropical Storm Karen Heading For U.S. Gulf Coast