Cat 4 Hurricane Ida 40 Miles South Of Grand Isle, Louisiana.



A local TV Station in New Orleans (Fox 8) is reporting an unofficial wind gust of 166 mph from an automated station offshore south of the mouth of the Mississippi River. This has not been confirmed as of 8:35 AM MDT this Sunday morning. 

Sadly local media sources are reporting that many people in the New Orleans area and surrounding communities refused to evacuate. Many are praying that we are not fixing to see another Katrina or worse. 
Hurricane Ida Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092021
900 AM CDT Sun Aug 29 2021

...900 AM CDT POSITION UPDATE... 
...NORTHERN EYEWALL OF IDA APPROACHING THE COAST OF SOUTHEASTERN 
LOUISIANA...

An elevated NOAA C-MAN station at Southwest Pass, Louisiana, 
recently reported a sustained wind of 102 mph (165 km/h) and a wind 
gust of 116 mph (187 km/h). Another elevated NOAA C-MAN station at 
Pilot's Station East near Southwest Pass recently reported a 
sustained wind of 97 mph (156 km/h) and a gust to 121 mph (194 
km/h). 

A NOAA National Ocean Service observing site at Pilottown, 
Louisiana, recently reported a sustained wind of 52 mph (84 km/h) 
and a gust of 77 mph (124 km/h). 


SUMMARY OF 900 AM CDT...1400 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.7N 89.8W
ABOUT 40 MI...65 KM SSE OF GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA
ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM SSE OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...150 MPH...240 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...930 MB...27.46 INCHES

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Forecaster Brennan/Brown
 

 
The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

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