Hundreds of 'Tree Emergencies' Reported in Wake of Hurricane Zeta

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Damage in New Orleans was assessed on Thursday, October 29, the morning after Hurricane Zeta battered Louisiana as a Category 2 storm.

The City of New Orleans said there were 800 “tree emergencies” reported. This footage was shared by @nolaready, a Twitter account managed by the city’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness. It shows parks crews responding to various downed trees within the city.

The National Hurricane Center warned of a life-threatening storm surge, powerful winds, and heavy rain as Zeta moved through southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service reported one fatality. According to reports, more than two million people across the southeastern United States were without power. Credit: @nolaready via Storyful