Hurricane Zeta

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Hurricane Zeta
Category 3 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Zeta just prior to peak intensity and landfall in southeast Louisiana on October 28
FormedOctober 24, 2020
DissipatedNovember 2, 2020
(Post-tropical after October 29)
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 115 mph (185 km/h)
Lowest pressure970 mbar (hPa); 28.64 inHg
Fatalities8 total
Damage≥ $3.6 billion (2020 USD)
Areas affectedCayman Islands, Jamaica, Central America, Yucatán Peninsula, Gulf Coast of the United States, Southeastern United States, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Ireland, United Kingdom
Part of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Zeta was an October 2020 Atlantic hurricane. It was the record fifth storm to hit the Gulf States. The storm hit the Mexican Yucatán Peninsula and then Louisiana and Mississippi.

Zeta had winds of 115 miles an hour when it hit the Gulf States.

The remnants of Zeta dumped snow on the New England area.[1]

The storm left just over 2.1 million customers without power.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coronavirus Coffee Break: First Snowfall in New England". Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  2. "Storm Leaves over 2.1 Million Customers without Power". CNN. Retrieved Nov 2, 2020.