Zeta intensifies into Cat. 1 hurricane

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Zeta intensified to a Cat 1 hurricane Monday,

Zeta currently has 80 mph maximum sustained winds and a central pressure of 981 mb.

A Hurricane Warning is currently in effect for the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula. A tropical storm warning is in effect for western Cuba.

The official NHC forecast calls for Zeta to make landfall on the Yucatan Peninsula Monday night as a Cat. 1 hurricane. It should move into the Gulf Tuesday and move northwest. It is expected to turn northeast on Wednesday making landfall along the central Gulf coast as a Cat.1 hurricane Wednesday night.

The cone of uncertainty has a projected landfall between Louisiana and Alabama.

Hurricane season officially ends on the last day of November.

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