Tropical Storm Zeta – Heading Out into the Atlantic

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Zeta is the 27th Tropical Storm this season in the Atlantic/Caribbean/Gulf of Mexico That ties a record set in 2005 (the Katrina/Rita/Wilma) year. Zeta is moving out through NC and VA and into the Atlantic Ocean. Zeta was the record 5th tropical storm to impact Louisiana this season.

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Here’s the probability of tropical storm force winds (greater than 39 mph).

time of arrival graphic

This is the arrival time of tropical storm force winds.

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Above is the expected rainfall. Another system is producing the rain at the top of this map.

Click the links for the Public Advisory, the Forecast Discussion and the Forecast Advisory. Here’s a satellite loop of the Gulf of Mexico:

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Southern Mississippi Valley sector loop
Here’s radar. Go to: Most Recent Image

Here’s a link to the Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (Mexico) and below key messages in Spanish:

[Spanish Key Messages]

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