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Tropical Storm Karen stalls, landfall expected tonight

Tropical Storm Karen stalls, landfall expected tonight

After churning through the Gulf of Mexico for the last three days, Tropical Storm Karen stalled off the coast of Louisiana on Saturday afternoon after it weakened overnight.

The National Weather Service expects the storm to resume its path toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday with the eye passing over southeastern Louisiana in the evening.

Reports call for Karen to bring Louisiana 1 to 2 inches of rain -- down from estimates of 3 to 5 inches -- along with winds of up to 40 mph.

By Sunday, a weakened Karen will probably be downgraded to a tropical depression as it pivots east toward Mississippi and Alabama on Sunday night.

"The latest storm projections are...