Hurricane Zeta Lashes Central Alabama

Widespread damage was reported across central Alabama after Hurricane Zeta blew through early Thursday morning, October 29.

The hurricane had made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 storm packing 110 mph winds.

This footage shows Zeta’s strong winds and heavy rain affecting Clanton, Alabama.

Officials in Jefferson County, in north-central Alabama, advised residents to stay indoors until crews had cleared fallen trees and power lines.

As of Thursday morning, Zeta was located about 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina, moving northeast at 39 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. Credit: Sara Beth via Storyful