Tropical Storm Zeta forms

System could become a hurricane in the Gulf this week, no threat to Texas

Latest Track for Tropical Storm Zeta
Latest Track for Tropical Storm Zeta

Here in South Texas, our forecast has recently been dominated by talks of cold fronts. It is October, after all!

However, while it is October, it’s also still hurricane season. In fact, we’ve still got another month or so left to go in the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record! (Hurricane season runs until November 30th)

Early Sunday morning, Tropical Storm Zeta formed in the Caribbean.

Tropical Storm Zeta

Latest Stats for Tropical Storm Zeta (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)
  • Zeta is the 27th named storm to develop during the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, tying the year 2005 for the most named storms on record
  • By Monday, the system could become a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico
  • The latest track from the National Hurricane Center takes the system toward the Louisiana/Mississippi Gulf Coast by the middle of next week
  • Zeta will not impact the Texas coast
Latest Track for Tropical Storm Zeta (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

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About the Author:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. A member of the KSAT Weather Authority, Kaiti is a co-host of the Whatever the Weather video podcast. After graduating from Texas Tech University, Kaiti worked at WJTV 12 in Jackson, Mississippi and KTAB in Abilene.