Fast facts: Hurricane Ida
Formed in the Caribbean Sea on August 26, 2021
Battered Cuba with roof-ripping force on August 27, 2021
Strengthened to a Category on August 29, 2021, as it moved toward the Louisiana coast
Made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, at 11:55 a., and m. Tied Hurricane Laura (2020) and the Last Island Hurricane (1856) as the strongest to ever hit Louisiana.
The next thing we wondered was, when will Hurricane Ida make landfall?
Water enters a beach house as Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Grand Isle, Louisiana, August 29, 2021. Several beaches and piers along the Gulf were submerged by the time Ida arrived in full force. Video footage captured part of the roof atop the Lady of the Sea General Hospital in Galliano, La, blowing off amid the storm.
Another thing we asked ourselves was, where is Hurricane Ida heading next?
We discovered new Orleans Without Power as Hurricane Ida Batters Louisiana. The storm made landfall on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Heavy rain prompts flash flood emergency south of New Orleans. Winds whip through New Orleans’s deserted streets as the storm bears down. Ida strengthened quickly into a monster, or nearly a million customers are without power as well can be interesting too.
The remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the Northeast late Wednesday and early Thursday, delivering record rainfall in parts of New York and triggering flash flooding across multiple states. At least 14 fatalities were reported in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, bringing the storm’s estimated death toll to 21.
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Will hurricane ida hit ny?
NEW YORK CITY — Remnants of Hurricane Ida — which inundated Louisiana with heavy rains and caused mass power outages — will blow into New York City this week, forecasters warn. The city is under a hazardous weather outlook Wednesday and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.
Sunday is the 16-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi. Ida — barreling at the United States with 105 mph maximum sustained to make it a Category 2 hurricane — could reach the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday afternoon or evening.
How will Hurricane Ida compare with Katrina?
Ida, which hit Louisiana on Aug. 29 as a Category 4 hurricane, is now the fifth-costliest storm on record since 1980, with $64.5 billion in damages. It follows Hurricane Katrina from 2005 at $178.8 billion (adjusted based on the 2021 Consumer Price Index.
“Ida will most definitely be stronger than Katrina, and by a pretty big margin in a smaller area versus less damage, but still bad, in a wider area.