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Hurricane Ida – Day 5

Hurricane IdaPosition: 23.7 N 86.7 W [ 9 PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [345°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 105 mph [165 kph].
Wind Gusts: 125 mph [200 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 979 mb.

It is 400 miles [645 km] South-Southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and 464 miles [747 km] South of me.

A Hurricane Warning has been issued for the northern Gulf Coast from Pascagoula Mississippi eastward to Indian Pass Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch are in effect for the northern Gulf Coast from Grand Isle Louisiana eastward to west of Pascagoula Mississippi…including New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain.

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the northern Gulf Coast from east of Indian Pass to Aucilla River Florida.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]