Monday, August 30, 2021

Hurricane Ida's Forecast Path

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. It is now moving northwards through the state as a Category 1 storm.

The satellite image animation above showing Hurricane Ida hitting Louisiana comes from NOAA's GOES Image Viewer. NOAA's National Hurricane Center features a regularly updated static map showing Hurricane Ida's forecast path. This map includes 12 hourly timestamps showing predicted arrival times along this forecast path.


CNN's Storm Tracker has an interactive forecast map of Hurricane Ida. This map also includes timestamps showing arrival times along the forecast path of the storm. In addition CNN's Storm Tracker features up-to-date data on the storm's current categorization, wind speeds and pressure. The Storm Tracker also maps where there are current tropical storm watches and storm warnings in Louisiana and Alabama.

Hurricane Ida is expected to bring dangerous storm surges, hurricane-force winds and heavy rains. If you need to you can locate your nearest shelters using the Red Cross Shelter Map or by downloading the FEMA App. The FEMA App also provides real-time alerts from the National Weather Service, provides emergency safety tips and disaster preparation tips.

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