Rainy Week Ahead From Zeta
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Tropical Storm Zeta will intensify into a hurricane by the later part of the day. As it continues to travel towards the NW at 10 mph it will quickly enter the Gulf of Mexico by tomorrow morning.
The storm is expected to make a landfall along either the Louisiana or Mississippi coastlines by late Wednesday night as a category 1 hurricane. The storm will be a fast moving but will still bring steady amounts of rainfall into the southeast.
As for the Wiregrass, we will see scattered showers develop in the afternoon hours tomorrow, along with mostly cloudy skies. Some showers may contain heavy rainfall. Showers will continue during Wednesday and Thursday, with Thursday looking to be the rainiest day as the center of the storm will be closer towards central Alabama. Increasing the speed in which off shore winds will drive in some moisture.
There is also a slight tornado risk for Thursday. We will be monitoring all modes of impacts regarding Zeta throughout the week. Stay updated with the 4WARN Weather Team for all the latest information.
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