Hurricane Zeta News

FEMA: Aid Deadline for Residential Losses from Hurricane Zeta — March 15

Residents in six Louisiana parishes have until mid-March to apply for Hurricane Zeta, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says. The deadline for parishes and other public entities to apply for Zeta aid has passed. The deadline is March 15 for …

$22M-Plus Recovered for Louisiana Insurance Consumers in 2020

The Louisiana Department of Insurance Office of Consumer Services recovered more than $22 million for consumers from insurance companies through complaint resolution in 2020, the department reported. All payouts are in excess of what insurers originally offered consumers for their …

Cost of Laura, Delta, Zeta Insurance Claims Up to $7.7B in Louisiana

Through the end 2020 property/casualty insurers have paid or reserved $7.7 billion on claims of all types in Louisiana through the end of 2020 from Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta, the state insurance department reported. This data represents the first …

21 Georgia Counties Approved for Federal Aid for Zeta Cleanup, Repair

Several north Georgia counties are getting federal aid to repair infrastructure and clean up damage from Hurricane Zeta in October. The storm, which made landfall in Louisiana, blew over trees in metro Atlanta and areas to the north, causing widespread …

FEMA Urges Hurricane Zeta Victims in Louisiana to File for Assistance

Louisianans who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes should register for federal disaster assistance as soon as possible, FEMA says. The deadline to register for damage and losses suffered from Hurricane …

Mississippi Disaster Request Approved for Hurricane Zeta

The Trump administration has approved Gov. Tate Reeves’ request for federal help following Hurricane Zeta. President Donald Trump declared the disaster on New Year’s Eve, ordering federal aid to help South Mississippi counties recover from the worst hurricane to hit …

Damage Toll from Hurricane Zeta Totals Nearly $90M in Mississippi

Hurricane Zeta left a trail of destruction and millions in damage in Mississippi when it came ashore Oct. 28, state officials said. The state has documented tens of millions in damage from the storm, which had 100 mph winds and …

Louisiana Issues Hurricane Zeta Data Call

Louisiana is seeking information from property/casualty insurers in the state about the impact of Hurricane Zeta. This latest data call from the Louisiana Department of Insurance is the third hurricane-related data call this year. The department said insurers must submit …

Citrus Groves, Plant Nurseries Near New Orleans Pummeled by Zeta

Hurricane Zeta hit Louisiana’s citrus growers right at harvest time, and hit them hard. “We have some growers with up to 75% of their citrus laying on the ground,” LSU AgCenter horticulture agent Joe Willis said in a news release. …

Power Outages from Zeta Impact Parts of the Southeast

Gusty winds buffeted western North Carolina on Sunday on the heels of Tropical Storm Zeta, leaving more than 11,000 utility customers without power, officials said. The National Weather Service posted a wind advisory for Asheville and other communities as gusts …