August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by davidiowx » Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:51 am

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Apparently a large transmission tower fell in the Mississippi. If true, Nola will he without power for a while.
Looks to be true.

https://twitter.com/brianemfinger/stat ... 41924?s=21

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by jasons2k » Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:13 am

TXWeatherMan wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:41 am
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The city of Houston has gone 365 days with temperatures below 100 degrees. The last time the temperature reached 100 degrees was on August 29 2020 (101 degrees). #houwx
Looks like chances of reaching 100 might be done for the summer too. At least I hope so.
I've hit 100 several times this summer. But my thermometer isn't out in a open field, either. Whose is - in the city anyway?

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by Cpv17 » Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:57 am

tireman4 wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:02 am
Hurricane Ida Houma LA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uid654Nx8wE
So did Houma end up taking a direct hit? Honestly that damage in the vid doesn’t really appear too bad. I’ve seen way worse. It might have gotten worse after that though.

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by tireman4 » Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:00 am

Cpv17 wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:57 am
tireman4 wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:02 am
Hurricane Ida Houma LA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uid654Nx8wE
So did Houma end up taking a direct hit? Honestly that damage in the vid doesn’t really appear too bad. I’ve seen way worse. It might have gotten worse after that though.
Houma is 59 miles to the northwest of Port Fourchon. The storm made landfall at 12:55 p.m. as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm with 145 mph winds at Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by tireman4 » Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:25 am

Unbelievable. The sound is deafening. Inside Hurricane Ida...


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With the help of wxtwitter, I found some footage of what looks like Grand Isle, LA experiencing Ida’s inner eyewall. It sounds terrifying.
You can view the whole live video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYrtr19RQlc

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by DoctorMu » Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:48 am

tireman4 wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:00 am
Cpv17 wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:57 am
tireman4 wrote:
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:02 am
Hurricane Ida Houma LA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uid654Nx8wE
So did Houma end up taking a direct hit? Honestly that damage in the vid doesn’t really appear too bad. I’ve seen way worse. It might have gotten worse after that though.
Houma is 59 miles to the northwest of Port Fourchon. The storm made landfall at 12:55 p.m. as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm with 145 mph winds at Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
Houma was scraped by the western eyewall. Area around Grand Isle was hit the worst. Galliano took a direct hit. The eastern eyewall was largely over swamp and lakes (Lake Salvador) until it got to Kenner and LaPlace (western NOLA burbs) 7-8 hours after landfall. NOLA missed the eyewall so most of the central levees were space. Lake Pontchartrain overflow. Lafitte and John Lafitte had levee problems near eastern eyewall. Very bad, could have been far worse if NOLA took a direct hit. Power will be out for days, though.

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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by tireman4 » Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:52 am

Grand Isle, LA ..Before and After Ida
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Re: August 2021: Major Hurricane Ida/SE Louisiana Landfall

Post by Texaspirate11 » Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:56 am

Spoke to a man from LA today about Grand Isle. He said "their conviction is stronger than you will ever know." That maybe true but not worth dying over.
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Re: August 2021: Tracking TS Ida/Northern Gulf Coast Threat

Post by jasons2k » Mon Aug 30, 2021 11:27 am

jasons2k wrote:
Thu Aug 26, 2021 9:03 pm
Grand Isle.
Heard it from me first ;)
Speaking of Grand Isle....wasn't expecting that west jog overnight Sunday but overall not a bad call from Thursday evening. I haven't calculated distances yet but I'm pretty sure it's a decent mark closer than where the NHC was at the time. I'll get to it in my own post-analysis.

Also, I think a case can/will be made for 155mph at landfall. Cat 5 might be a stretch but there is still much data to look at still.

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