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Map: Where Ida left Louisiana and Mississippi without power


Number of customers without electricity per hour

The New York Times·Source: PowerOutage.us

More than 850,000 homes and businesses in Louisiana and Mississippi were still without power Friday morning, according to data from PowerOutage.us, after Hurricane Ida made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana on Sunday as a Category 4 storm.


Percentage of customers without electricity on Friday morning

90%


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Galveston

Mobile

Pensacola

Biloxi

Alexandria

Vicksburg

Shreveport

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New Orleans

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Lafayette

Galveston

Mobile

Pensacola

Biloxi

Alexandria

Vicksburg

Shreveport

Red Stick

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New Orleans

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Lafayette

Galveston

Mobile

Pensacola

Biloxi

Alexandria

Vicksburg

Shreveport

Red Stick

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New Orleans

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Mobile

Pensacola

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New Orleans

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The New York Times·Source: PowerOutage.us

The hurricane brought with it winds of 150 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. By Monday morning, it had weakened to a tropical storm as it moved inland.

For the latest updates, follow our coverage of the storm.



The New York Times·Source: NOAA

The hurricane quickly strengthened as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico, fed by its warm waters. This satellite imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows water vapor in the atmosphere as the storm made landfall.

The New York Times; NASA (earth) and NOAA (storm) satellite images

More than 16 inches of rain fell in parts of Louisiana as the storm moved through the region. The flood protection system built around New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina appears to have been successful in preventing catastrophic flooding in the city.


Precipitation from Saturday afternoon through Monday afternoon

The New York Times·Source: NOAA National Severe Thunderstorm Laboratory MRMS Program

Satellite images taken in the hours before the storm’s landfall showed how submerged Grand Isle, Louisiana was as heavy rain caused flooding in low-lying areas along the coast of the Louisiana.










Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge

Water detected

by satellite

Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge





Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge

Water detected

by satellite

Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge





The water

detected

by satellite

Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge

Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge





The water

detected

by satellite

Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge

Elmer’s Island

wildlife refuge


The New York Times·Satellite image by ICEYE

Ida, the ninth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, formed Thursday in the Caribbean Sea. In anticipation of the storm, authorities have ordered evacuations in many areas along the coast. “Some areas may be uninhabitable for weeks,” the National Weather Service of New Orleans said on Twitter.


Evacuation guide from Saturday evening





Mandatory

Mandatory in some cases

Recommended in some or all areas

None confirmed

Mandatory

Mandatory in some cases

Recommended in some or all areas

None confirmed

Mandatory

Mandatory in some cases

Recommended in some or all areas

None confirmed

Mandatory

Mandatory in some cases

Recommended in some or all areas

None confirmed


The New York Times; Note: Evacuations include those announced at the county or parish level beginning Saturday at 6:00 p.m. EST. Additional local controls may be in place.