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Hurricane Zeta Local Statement Advisory Number 16
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA  AL282020
1037 AM CDT Wed Oct 28 2020

This product covers Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas

**Hurricane Zeta Expected To Make Landfall This Afternoon In 
Southeast Louisiana**

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 200 miles south of Intracoastal City LA or about 200 
      miles south of Morgan City LA
    - 26.9N 91.7W
    - Storm Intensity 90 mph
    - Movement North or 10 degrees at 18 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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The center of Hurricane Zeta is moving northward over the north
central Gulf of Mexico and will move toward the north-northeast at a
faster forward motion toward southeast Louisiana. Hurricane Zeta will
make landfall in southeastern Louisiana this afternoon. Some windy
conditions can be expected over the lower Atchafalaya Basin this
afternoon, with some minor water level rises for the Vermilion and
Atchafalaya Bays. 

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Limited wind impacts expected.

* SURGE:
Limited impacts are anticipated at this time.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

Closely monitor weather.gov, NOAA Weather radio or local news outlets 
for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes 
to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather 
warnings.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles LA regarding 
the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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