Virus-weary Texas braces for Hurricane Hanna’s arrival

JUAN A. LOZANO and JOHN L. MONE Associated Press CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Hanna rumbled toward the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, lashing the shoreline with wind gusts, rain and storm surge, and even threatening to bring possible tornadoes to a part of the country trying to cope with a spike in coronavirus cases. The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was expected to make landfall late Saturday afternoon or early evening south of Corpus Christi, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. As of Saturday afternoon, it had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (129 kph), was centered about 70 miles (113 kilometers) southeast of Corpus Christi and was moving west at 8 mph (13 kph). Many parts of Texas, including the area where Hanna was expected to come ashore,
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