Zeta becomes post-tropical, NHC says

Posted at 9:08 AM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 17:12:54-04

Hurricane Zeta made landfall as a Cat 2 in Louisiana Wednesday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). As of Thursday afternoon, Zeta is a post-tropical storm.

According to the NHC's 5 p.m. update, Zeta is about 25 miles west-southwest of Cape, New Jersey, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.

Zeta will move across the mid-Atlantic states Thursday afternoon and emerge over the western Atlantic Thursday night, NHC says.

Zeta is forecast to become a non-tropical gale-force low later on Thursday.