At about the same time Governor Phil Bryant (R-Mississippi) arrived in Biloxi, the National Weather Service dropped the tropical storm watch for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Tropical Storm Karen was moving at 2 mph in the Gulf of Mexico as of 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
Karen is still expected to make landfall either late Saturday evening or early Sunday morning. It is expected to hit the Southeastern Louisiana coastline.
The National Weather Service reports Karen may become a tropical depression.
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