Hurricane watches issued, Tropical Storm Ida expected to become a major hurricane headed for Louisiana

Published: Aug. 26, 2021 at 10:10 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2021 at 9:07 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Updated track this morning for Tropical Storm Ida calls for a major hurricane to impact Louisiana on Sunday.

The storm is now forecasted to be a 115MPH-Category 3 Hurricane into Terrebonne Parish. Residents are being advised to prepare for a category higher as the storm is quickly intensifying and could possibly be elevated to a Category 4.

Landfall is possible late Sunday evening or after nightfall.

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