Nicholas made landfall near Freeport, Texas as a category one hurricane around 2 a.m. and is expected to turn east along I-10 later today.
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(The Center Square) – Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency for Tropical Storm Nicholas as Hurricane Ida recovery efforts continue throughout battered areas of Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Sunday declared a state of emergency for Louisiana in advance of Tropical Storm Nicholas, which has for…
BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Sunday declared a state of emergency for Louisiana in advance of Tropical Storm Nicholas, which has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is forecasted by the National Weather Service to bring heavy rains and flash flooding to the state in the coming days. Areas affected by hurricanes Ida and Laura, and flash flooding earlier in the year, could see impacts from the tropical weather. As of 6 p.m. on Sunday, there are still 130,478 power outages in Southeast Louisiana caused by Hurricane Ida.
NEW ORLEANS - The National Weather Service has issued an Extreme Wind Warning for much of southeast Louisiana, with forecasters warning of winds as high as 150 mph from Hurricane Ida.
Hurricane Ida is almost a Category 5 Hurricane, and Teche Area residents can expect possible hurricane force wind gusts this afternoon and tonight.
NEW ORLEANS - Hurricane Ida is forecast to charge into Louisiana near Morgan City on Sunday at 7 p.m. as a Category 4 storm with top winds of 140 mph just before landfall, life-threatening storm surge of 15 feet above ground level and almost two feet of rain.
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and most of south Louisiana were warned Friday of possibly catastrophic effects from winds as high as 140 mph, storm surge as high as 15 feet above ground and almost 2 feet of rain accompanying a Category 4 Hurricane Ida as it headed toward a landfall south of Morgan City on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
METAIRIE, La. - The New Orleans Saints have canceled Saturday's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals due to Hurricane Ida.