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Ida has weakened but still plenty to track in the tropical Atlantic

The remnants of Ida still causing flooding rain

ATLANTA — Ida made landfall Sunday afternoon as what the National Hurricane Center termed an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm.

The storm made landfall at 12:55 pm near Port Fourchon, La., the NHC reported, about 60 miles south of New Orleans on the Louisiana coast.  A second landfall was made at 3pm on the coast near Galliano, LA.

Now Ida has weakened to a tropical depression.  As it moves towards northeast the next few days it will spawn showers and thunderstorms.  Some of these storms could be severe.

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The storm will become post tropical effecting the Mid Atlantic to Northeast by the middle of the week.

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Click here for a more detailed look at the possible impacts for our area.  

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The tropics are very active with Tropical Storm Kate and two other areas to watch. 

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A tropical wave that just rolled off of the coast of Africa has become our next tropical depression. The next name on the list is "Larry".

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We are already halfway through the list of names for this year. Hurricane Season peaks September 10th.

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