Zeta Zooming Offshore The Mid-Atlantic Coast Toward The Western Atlantic
Zeta is moving toward the east-northeast near 55 mph (89 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through tonight. On the forecast track, the center of Zeta will emerge over the western Atlantic this evening. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. A sustained wind of 39 mph (63 km/h) and a gust to 46 mph (74 km/h) were recently reported at Ocean City, Maryland. RAINFALL: The last of the heavy rainfall along the track of Zeta will impact the Mid-Atlantic through this evening.
Potential tropical system in Gulf expected to become Hurricane Barry
If the system develops into a tropical storm, it will be named Barry. Forecasters said that system will likely become Hurricane Barry by Sunday off the shores of Louisiana. The National Hurricane Center has designated the cluster of storms over the Gulf of Mexico as Potential Tropical Cyclone 2. Hurricane Hunters are scheduled to fly into the weather system Wednesday. Forecasters say that system could become a tropical storm in the northern Gulf by Thursday night and a weak hurricane by Friday.