The far western and mountainous region of North Carolina is under a Tropical Storm Warning!
Hurricane Zeta Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL282020
500 PM CDT Wed Oct 28 2020
…EYEWALL OF ZETA APPROACHING NEW ORLEANS WITH STRONG WINDS…
…LIFE-THREATENING SURGE OCCURRING NEAR THE COAST…
Don’t venture outside when the calm eye of the hurricane passes
over, as dangerous winds will return very quickly when the eye
moves away. Stronger winds, especially in gusts, are likely on
high rise buildings.
An unofficial weather station in Golden Meadow just reported
sustained winds of 94 mph (151 km/h) and a gust to 110 mph (177
A wind gust to 52 mph (84 km/h) was recently reported at Houma,
Louisiana, and a wind gust to 53 mph (85 km/h) was reported at New
Orleans Lakefront Airport.
SUMMARY OF 500 PM CDT…2200 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 35 MI…55 KM SSW OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…110 MPH…175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 24 MPH…39 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…972 MB…28.70 INCHES