According to weather forecasts, it will hit the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on the evening of October 28.
“Today I have declared a state of emergency in anticipation of hurricane Zeta.” It’s time for the people of Louisiana to get ready,” he wrote. The Governor emphasized that time does not wait. According to weather forecasts, Zeta will hit the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday evening.
Today, I declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane #Zeta. Now is the time for all Louisianans to prepare. Visit https://t.co/kDTJbVqu0Y to make sure your plan is ready and continue listening to your local news and officials. https://t.co/I35cLabWPo #lagov #lawx pic.twitter.com/W52R26TDU1
— John Bel Edwards (@LouisianaGov) October 26, 2020
According to the US national hurricane watch center, the hurricane’s wind speed is 36.1 m / s, which corresponds to the first category on the Saffir – Simpson scale. The hurricane is moving Northwest at a speed of 5.2 m / s and may gain strength.