Zeta

Government, Business, Safety

Zeta, Now Tropical Storm, Leaves Trail of Blackouts Across South

Waves crash over Lake Pontchartrain as Hurricane Zeta makes landfall on Oct. 28, in New Orleans, La. Waves crash over Lake Pontchartrain as Hurricane Zeta makes landfall on Oct. 28, in New Orleans. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Tropical Storm Zeta is spinning across the U.S. South after walloping New Orleans, blacking out 1.9 million homes and businesses and leaving a trail of wreckage from Louisiana to North Carolina.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
October 29, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Zeta on Course to Hit New Orleans as Category 2 Hurricane

Damage is seen in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, on Oct. 27, after Hurricane Zeta passed through. Damage is seen in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, on Oct. 27, after Hurricane Zeta passed through. (Elizabeth Ruiz/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Zeta is strengthening as it spins across the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to slam into New Orleans in the evening Oct. 28 as a Category 2 storm capable of uprooting trees and causing massive power outages.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
October 28, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Hurricane Warning for New Orleans as Zeta Swirls Over Mexico

Clouds gather over Playa Gaviota Azul as Zeta approaches Cancun, Mexico, on Oct. 26. Clouds gather over Playa Gaviota Azul as Zeta approaches Cancun, Mexico, on Oct. 26. (Victor Ruiz Garcia/Associated Press)

Storm-weary Louisiana is once again under a hurricane warning, with Zeta leaving Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on a path that could hit New Orleans the night of Oct. 28.

Gabriel Alcocer | Associated Press
October 27, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Tropical Storm Zeta Threatens Mexican Resorts, Louisiana

Palm trees sway in Hurricane Wilma's winds. (Richard Sheinwald/Bloomberg News)

Tropical Storm Zeta gathered strength as it bore down on the Mexican cities of Cozumel and Cancun, where it was forecast to dump heavy rain before turning north to threaten the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Mississippi with another direct hit.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2020