Hurricane Zeta Update Statement

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October 27, 2020

Issued at 1110 PM CDT Mon Oct 26 2020

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WTNT63 KNHC 270413
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Hurricane Zeta Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

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1110 PM CDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...ZETA MAKES LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
OF MEXICO JUST NORTH OF TULUM...

Satellite imagery and surface observations from Mexico indicate that
the center of Hurricane Zeta made landfall along the northeast coast
of the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico near Ciudad Chemuyil around 11:00
PM CDT (0400 UTC) with estimated maximum winds of 80 mph (130 km/h),
a category one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

A WeatherFlow observing site just south of Ciudad Chemuyil recently
reported a pressure of 978 mb (28.88 inches).

A WeatherFlow observing site just south of Playa del Carmen recently
reported a sustained one-minute wind of 74 mph (119 km/h) and a gust
to 87 mph (140 km/h).

A WeatherFlow observing site in Cancun recently reported a wind
gust to 79 mph (127 km/h).

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM CDT...0400 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.4N 87.4W
ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM NNE OF TULUM MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...977 MB...28.85 INCHES

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Forecaster Brown/Stewart

Click here to read more at The National Hurricane Center

News date : 10/27/2020    Category : Hurricane, Weather

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