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Hurricane Ida has hit Louisiana and is projected to move through Mississippi before making its way northeast

Last week Tropical Storm Henry wreaked havoc by dumping nine inches of rain in the tri-state area after being downgraded from a hurricane to tropical storm.

On Sunday, Level 4 Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana. It was also the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall 16 years ago in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Dulac, Louisiana experienced sustained winds at 89 mph with gusts up to 138 mph. When Ida hit land its winds were at 150 mph.

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The projected path is for it to hit parts of Louisiana before moving into Mississippi on Monday. Monday evening it will make a northeast turn.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said this hurricane will be the strongest to hit the state since the 1850s.

Ida is predicted to bring a life-threatening storm surge on land with potentially catastrophic wind damage, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Louisiana has a hurricane warning and Alabama and Florida borders have a storm surge warning.

Communities on the coast in New Orleans have evacuated.

Right now it is unknown what may happen in New York by the time the hurricane makes its way up here.

Currently the path is for Ida to cross through northern Mississippi, into western Tennessee, and through Kentucky and West Virginia on Wednesday.

The storm may weaken into va tropical depression and the Catskills and Hudson Valley region may have heavy rainfall Wednesday evening into Thursday.

As of 4 p.m. Sunday Ida was moving at 11 mph with maximum sustained winds up to 140 mph near Huma, Louisiana.



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