September 19, 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.
Rain chances remain elevated on Sunday, but with less overall flooding rain risk. However, there is still a
Marginal Risk of excessive rainfall. Daily scattered rain/storm chances remain through Wednesday before a cold front swings through with much drier/cooler conditions Thursday through next weekend. Some area rivers remain at or above flood stage. Some additional rises possible depending where heavy rain sets up. Tropics remain active but no impacts from new development is anticipated for the next 7 days at this time.
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