BREAKING: At 11:55 a.m. Hurricane Ida mades landfall in Port Fourchon as a category 4 hurrican with sustained winds of 150 mph.
As of 10:30 a.m. (August 29, 2021), Hurricane Ida is still a Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds. Ida is just offshore of Port Fourchon Louisiana and will likely make landfall in Lafourche or Terrebonn Parishes. Ida is expected to turn northward later today, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to mainly the eastern part of Acadiana. Winds could gust above 70 mph east of I-49, with gusts higher than 90 mph in St. Mary Parish. Rain bands will continue to spread through the area during the afternoon with the worst of the weather rolling through during the evening hours to around midnight. Ida is expected to weaken quickly once onshore and conditions will begin to improve Monday morning.
Sunday: Squally at times. Winds could gust over tropical storm force. High: 87.
Sunday night: Tropical storm and hurricane conditions likely, especially over the eastern parts of Acadiana. Low: 77.
Monday: Squally in the morning, improving conditions in the afternoon. Hot and humid. High: 88.