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Hurricane Zeta Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL282020
1200 AM CDT Thu Oct 29 2020

...ZETA NOW OVER WESTERN ALABAMA...
...STRONG WINDS AND LIFE-THREATENING SURGE CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS 
OF ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI...

An observation in Evergreen, Alabama, recently reported a sustained 
wind of 41 mph (66 km/h) and a wind gust of 68 mph (109/km/h).  A 
wind gust of 52 mph (84 km/h) was recently observed in Pensacola, 
Florida.  A minimum pressure of 988 mb was recently reported at 
Demopolis Municipal Airport in Alabama, not far from the center of 
Zeta.

The National Ocean Service station at Bayou La Batre Bridge, Alabama
recently reported an inundation of 6.89 ft (MHHW).

This will be the final hourly Tropical Cyclone Update issued to 
update Zeta's position and intensity.  The next intermediate 
public advisory will be issued at 1 AM CDT (0600 UTC).


SUMMARY OF 1200 AM CDT...0500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.4N 87.9W
ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM SSW OF TUSCALOOSA ALABAMA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 31 MPH...50 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB...29.09 INCHES

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Forecaster Cangialosi/Latto/Manougian