GOHSEP Daily Brief
September 18, 2021
As of 4:00 p.m.
State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation)
WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida – Statewide – August │ State Declaration Number: 165 JBE 2021
WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Nicholas – Statewide – Sept │ State Declaration Number: 173 JBE 2021
SITUATION: Hurricane Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 11:55 am with estimated maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. Hurricane Ida caused devastating destruction across southeast Louisiana. Power and water systems have been resorted to much of southeast Louisiana, however some parishes are still having long-term problems with these systems. Damage is still being assessed. Local, state, and federal partners are responding to parish needs and recovery is underway.
Heavy rain continues to be the primary concern from the remnants of Nicholas. Widespread 1 to 3 inches of additional rainfall is anticipated through the weekend with locally higher amounts possible. Numerous showers and storms will remain possible each day through early next week. Locally higher rises in rivers possible, depending on where heavier rain sets up. Tropics are active, but no additional threats from tropical activity is expected over the next 5 days.
View full report-GOHSEP SITREP – Sept. 18, 2021