GOHSEP Daily Brief
31 August 2021
As of 6:30 p.m.
State EOC Activation Level: Level I (Full Activation)
WebEOC Incident: 21-018 TC Ida – Statewide – August
State Declaration Proclamation Number: 165 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. Areas of southeast Louisiana are still under flood advisories. Additional rainfall is possible over southeast Louisiana as bands roll over the area. Hurricane Ida caused devastating destruction across southeast Louisiana. Power outages are wide spread and several parishes are having continuing communication issues. Search and Rescue operations are underway across the region. Damage is still being assessed. Local, state, and federal partners are responding to the needs of the parishes.
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