U.S.|Where is Hurricane Ida headed next?
- Published Aug. 29, 2021Updated Aug. 30, 2021, 4:15 a.m. ET
As Hurricane Ida moves farther inland successful the coming days, it is expected to suffer strength, but proceed to airs a information to galore parts of the Southeast, the National Hurricane Center said.
On Monday, Ida volition apt bring dense rainfall, and perchance terrible flooding, to Louisiana, the confederate parts of Mississippi and coastal communities successful Alabama. The rainfall totals could scope arsenic overmuch arsenic 24 inches successful immoderate parts of southeast Louisiana.
Coastal Alabama and the occidental parts of Florida could spot 5 to 10 inches of rainfall done Tuesday morning, and successful cardinal Mississippi, up to a ft of rain, starting connected Sunday.
Tornadoes are besides imaginable connected Monday successful southeast Louisiana, Southern Mississippi, southwest Alabama and the occidental Florida Panhandle.
The tempest is expected to crook northeast connected Monday, tracking crossed the Middle Tennessee Valley, including Humphreys County, wherever 20 radical were killed this period arsenic flash floods tore done communities there. The country could spot up to six inches of rainfall connected Tuesday and Wednesday, the Hurricane Center said.
The National Weather Service successful Nashville issued a flood ticker for astir of Middle Tennessee starting connected Monday night.
By Wednesday, the tempest volition determination done the Upper Ohio Valley, dropping arsenic overmuch arsenic six inches of rain.
The rainfall totals for each of these areas could effect successful flash flooding, the Hurricane Center said.