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    Recovery crews work to collect debris and repair the Plaquemines Parish Assessor’s office the morning after Zeta. Photos by Justin Walton
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    The roads at Myrtle Grove Estates were still flooded on the morning of Thursday, October 29. Flooding has been an issue in this neighborhood whenever sustained southwest winds are prevalent.
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    Trailer in mobile trailer park near Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery was blown on its side by Zeta’s wind.
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    Plaquemines Parish Assessor’s office had its metal roof torn off by Zeta’s wind. The building originally housed a packing shed and is commonly referred to as the “Tomato Shed.” It is near the Belle Chasse Ferry Landing and has housed parish govern
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    The front of Belle Chasse Independent Church was unable to withstand Hurricane Zeta.

Zeta Barrels through Plaquemines, Leaving Residents without Power

Up until Wednesday, October 28, Plaquemines Parish had remained practically untouched by the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Storm after storm had entered the Gulf of Mexico— bringing with them the expected series of hurricane watches, school closures, evacuation orders, etc.—but storm after storm (even when their tracks seemed deadset on Plaquemines) had curled east or fallen off west.

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