Cat 4 Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
Hurricane Ida Tropical Cyclone Update NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092021 1155 AM CDT Sun Aug 29 2021 ...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE IDA MAKES LANDFALL NEAR PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA... NOAA Doppler radar imagery indicates that the eye of Ida made landfall along the southeastern coast of Louisiana near Port Fourchon around 1155 AM CDT (1655 UTC). Data from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft and Doppler radar data indicate that Ida's maximum sustained winds at landfall were estimated to be 150 mph (240 km/h). The latest minimum central pressure estimated from reconnaissance aircraft data is 930 mb (27.46 in). Within the past hour, sustained winds of 43 mph (69 km/h) and a gust to 67 mph (107 km/h) were reported at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans. A NOAA National Ocean Service tide gauge in Shell Beach, Louisiana, recently reported a water level of 6.4 feet above mean higher high water, which is an approximation of inundation in that area. A NOAA National Ocean Service tide gauge at Bay Waveland Yacht Club, Mississippi, recently reported a water level of 5.5 feet above mean higher high water, which is an approximation of inundation in that area. SUMMARY OF 1155 AM CDT...1655 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...29.1N 90.2W ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM SW OF GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM SE OF HOUMA LOUISIANA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...150 MPH...240 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...930 MB...27.46 INCHES $$ Forecaster Brown/Brennan
OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO - Flying into the eye of Category 4 Hurricane #Ida on NOAA WP-3D Orion #NOAA43 Miss Piggy during morning mission 08.29.21. Credit: Lt. Cmdr. Doremus, NOAA Corps. Visit https://t.co/JRMe4KQZfE for NOAA event resources. #FlyNOAA pic.twitter.com/STHD6mWwgd— NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (@NOAA_HurrHunter) August 29, 2021
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