Hurricane Ida Rapidly Intensifies Into Dangerous Category 4

Posted by on August 29, 2021 3:17 am
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In preparation of Hurricane Ida, a worker attaches protective plywood to windows and doors of a business in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.

The National Hurricane Center predicted Ida would become an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph winds, threatening a region already reeling from a resurgence of COVID-19 infections.

(Image credit: Eric Gay/AP Photo)

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