11 a.m. SUNDAY UPDATE: Hurricane expected to form, weaken as it approaches coast

Published 11:20 am Sunday, October 25, 2020

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Tropical Storm Zeta has moved very little during the night and is expected to slowly move northwest into the southern Gulf as a Category 1 hurricane by early Tuesday.

The National Weather Service said a north and eventually north-northeast movement is expected as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico.

Meteorologist-in-Charge Andy Patrick said Zeta is also expected to weaken as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast.

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At this time, Zeta is expected to move inland over southeast Louisiana on Wednesday, but uncertainty in both track and intensity remain high.