The National Ocean Service station at Waveland, Mississippi, recently reported sustained winds of 80 mph (129 km/h) and a wind gust of 104 mph (167 km/h).
The National Weather Service office in Slidell, Louisiana reported a minimum pressure of 975.9 MB inside the eye of Zeta during the past hour.
SUMMARY OF 800 PM CDT…0100 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 25 MI…40 KM NNE OF SLIDELL LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…90 MPH…145 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 25 MPH…41 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…974 MB…28.76 INCHES
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