Hurricane Marco Forms in the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana Prepares for Back-to-Back Hurricanes

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Louisiana braces for Life-threatening storm surge

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(FOX NEWS) – Tropical Storm Marco, which is making its way toward Louisiana, has become a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

“#Marco has become a hurricane, according to data from the Air Force @403rdWing Hurricane Hunters. Maximum winds are 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts,” the National Hurricane Center tweeted early Sunday afternoon.

Life-threatening storm surge and hurricane-force winds are expected along portions of the U.S. Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center warned, in a statement.

Marco is expected to make landfall in southeastern Louisiana or Mississippi Monday, sometime from mid-morning to mid-afternoon.

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