Zeta 6am Wed track

NEW ORLEANS - Zeta moved onshore in Southeast Louisiana Wednesday afternoon as a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 110 mph.

A hurricane warning continues from Morgan City to the Mississippi/Alabama border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans.

Impacts including rain, wind and storm surge are expected from roughly 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. Wednesday.

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KTBS 3's Alexis Thrower and Bobby Akrong are safely stationed in the New Orleans area. Like most residents there, they are hunkered down and preparing to ride out the storm.

Wednesday morning, the KTBS 3 team reported that winds were picking up in south Louisiana as Zeta approached the coast.

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Electric crews from throughout the region have also arrived in the area. They are on standby to offer support when those expected power outages occur when conditions worsen.

Stay with KTBS 3 News on air, online, on mobile and on your KTBS 3 Now connected devices for live coverage before, during and after landfall.

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