What is Hurricane Zetas wind speed?

What were the winds in New Orleans for Hurricane Zeta?

Hurricane Zeta was a Cat 3 storm — not a Cat 2 — when it hit New Orleans, new NHC report says | Environment | nola.com. Hurricane Zeta is shown Oct. 28 at 3:09 p.m. as it reached Category 3 strength, with winds of 115 mph, while making landfall near Cocodrie on the Louisiana coast.

What makes a Category 4 hurricane?

On the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, a Category 4 hurricane has winds of 130 mph to 156 mph. The video from the National Hurricane Center shows the potential damage of different storm categories. The Saffir-Simpson scale estimates potential property damage.

What was the last hurricane to hit New Orleans?

Hurricane Katrina

Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Katrina at peak intensity in the Gulf of Mexico on August 28
Areas affected Bahamas South Florida, Central Florida and the Florida Panhandle Cuba Louisiana (especially Greater New Orleans) Mississippi Alabama most of the Eastern United States Eastern Canada
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