New storm Zeta a hurricane threat to Mexico, US Gulf Coast
October 25, 2020
MIAMI (AP) — Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta stalled Sunday in the western Caribbean, but forecasters said it posed the risk of a rain-heavy hurricane for Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Zeta was the earliest named 27th Atlantic storm recorded in an already historic hurricane season.
The system was centered about 255 miles (410 kilometers) southeast of Cozumel island in Mexico Sunday morning, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
It was nearly stationary, though forecasters said it was likely to near the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsu...