Weather, Zeta Leaves Over 2 Million Customers Without Power And At Least Two Dead After Battering Gulf Coast

Weather, Zeta Leaves Over 2 Million Customers Without Power And At Least Two Dead After Battering Gulf Coast

Zeta leaves over 2 million customers without power and at least 2 dead after battering Gulf Coast

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10/29/2020 4:27:00 PM

Zeta is picking up momentum and an even faster northeastward movement is expected in the US today

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Zeta made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 storm Wednesday before weakening to a tropical storm, with sustained winds of 60 mph as of 5 a.m. ET Thursday.Hurricane Zeta batters a storm-weary Gulf CoastThe storm has killed at least two people and cut power to more than 2 million utility customers across the South.As of 5 a.m. ET Thursday, Zeta's center was near the state line in northern Alabama and Georgia, about 65 miles to the west of the Metro Atlanta area lashing parts of both states with winds gusting over 70 mph.The storm was picking up momentum -- traveling at 39 mph -- and the National Hurricane Center says an even faster northeastward movement is expected later Thursday.Read More"On the forecast track, the center of Zeta will move across portions of the southeastern US this morning, across the Mid-Atlantic states this afternoon, and emerge over the western Atlantic by tonight, it said Thursday morning.Zeta to keep tropical storm intensityZeta's fast advance means the system won't lose much energy, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said. This will allow Zeta to keep tropical storm intensity with strong winds throughout its course to the Atlantic. Zeta is expected to bring strong gusty winds, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain with the potential to produce flash flooding overnight. Hurricane and storm surge warnings have been discontinued for all of Louisiana and the Mississippi coast, but coastal areas of Alabama have been warned the storm surge threat remains due to remnant winds left in the wake of the hurricane. At least 32.7 million people from the Gulf Coast toward the Carolinas were under Tropical Storm warnings Thusday morning. The last time metro Atlanta was under such a warning was October 2018 as Hurricane Michael passed over the region. As Zeta moved inland across the South, it caused substantial power outages across several states. More than 2 million utility customers were in the dark in Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi early Thursday, according to PowerOutage.US.Many of the outages were in Louisiana, where the first death attributed to Zeta was reported Wednesday.A man walks through heavy wind and rain caused by Zeta in New Orleans Thursday.Louisiana still recovering from earlier stormsA 55-year-old man was electrocuted by a downed power line, the Louisiana governor's office, citing the Orleans Parish coroner.New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell tweeted that residents should stay home overnight."STAY INSIDE: Can't stress enough how dangerous the roads are right now in #NOLA. Widespread downed trees & power lines. Also, many traffic lights are out. If you MUST drive tonight, be extremely cautious & treat intersections with lights out as four-way stops. #Zeta," she wrote.The city tweeted an image of a downed power line and warned that lines could be live.#ENTERGYNOLA: Our crews are encountering damage as a result of Hurricane Zeta. There is no way to know if a downed line or any other damaged electrical equipment is energized or not, so if you encounter any damaged equipment, keep your distance & call 1-800-9OUTAGE (800-968-8243)

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We got to protect our grid. It won't cost alot. China Has ‘First-Strike’ Capability To Melt U.S. Power Grid With Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon thank you very much for your work So many hurricanes, we using the greek alphabet to name them. Free lifetime subscription, 100% access ❗👍🎧 Hit here Monday night in the Yucatan... not much damage

Well, let’s see how this is gonna end So is this this womanizer and a rapist CoVFeFe takes a helicopter ride to church every Sunday, touting Bible. Who do you think he fools? You & me.

Tropical Storm Zeta to strengthen before striking Gulf Coast WednesdayLATEST: Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to strengthen to Cat. 1 hurricane before making landfall on the Louisiana coast Wednesday, where it could be the third named storm to strike the low-lying region since August. Hello, can you lend me some money? My IBAN number is as follows ; TR45 0006 4000 0011 5201 8247 95 LIVE: Latest forecast track as Tropical Storm Zeta is expected to strengthen to Cat. 1 hurricane before making landfall on the Louisiana coast Wednesday. really?

Gulf Coast braces, again, for hurricane as Zeta takes aimResidents of the storm-pummeled Gulf Coast prepared for yet another tropical weather strike after Zeta raked across the Yucatan Peninsula. Forecasters say the storm would likely hit ashore south of New Orleans as a hurricane. We know Donald Trump doesn’t care It never seems to end for guys down there. Thoughts and prayers for you all. Because of course it will.

Zeta Triggers Hurricane Warning For New Orleans As Gulf Coast Awaits StormZeta will strengthen on its way across the Gulf of Mexico, likely hitting the U.S. coast as a Category 1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center said. Parts of Louisiana and Mississippi are now under hurricane warnings, including metro New Orleans. God hates republicans. Wow, the people of this area have had a rough time this season. Hope they get the assistance and relief they deserve.

Zeta Takes Aim At Hurricane-Weary Gulf CoastZeta is the 27th named storm of a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season. this is terrible news Remember when people once thought that God would send hurricanes to destroy homosexuals? Ha! Just like when they thought the Earth was flat! LindaSN0228WI Peace Be still in Jesus Christ name. Amen

Zeta re-strengthens to a hurricane, takes aim at Gulf CoastNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zeta re-strengthened into a hurricane early Wednesday as Louisiana braced for the 27th named storm of a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season. Landfall is expected... If you looking for any Stationary Design then I am requesting you to please visit here Wow scary TonyBobulinski

Hurricane Zeta races toward Gulf Coast bringing threat of major storm surgeZeta, a Category 1 hurricane, is expected to strengthen to a Category 2 storm later this morning as it races toward the Gulf Coast. The fast-moving hurricane could make landfall in southeast Louisiana Wednesday afternoon. God is punishing us for electing Trump.