U.S.|Ida moves toward the Northeast, bringing flash flood watches and dense rain.
- Aug. 31, 2021, 6:05 a.m. ET
The remnants of Hurricane Ida were expected to bring stormy conditions to a ample swath of the United States, from Tennessee to Massachusetts, implicit the adjacent fewer days.
The storm, which made landfall successful confederate Louisiana connected Sunday arsenic a Category 4 hurricane, knocked retired powerfulness to New Orleans and caused wide flooding. Some residents climbed into their attics to flight rising waters.
By aboriginal Tuesday, the storm, present downgraded to a tropical depression, was successful bluish Mississippi, producing dense rainfall with winds of 30 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Ida was expected to propulsion toward the northeast connected Tuesday, the halfway said, producing dense rainfall and a flood menace from the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys to the Mid-Atlantic States done Wednesday.
A flash flood ticker was successful effect done Tuesday nighttime for portions of Middle Tennessee, wherever up to 5 inches of rainfall was expected. Prolonged dense rainfall could pb to flash flooding, the halfway said. The occidental borderline of North Carolina was besides nether a flash flood ticker done Wednesday afternoon.
As the tempest makes its mode northeast, overmuch of Kentucky, the confederate information of Ohio, West Virginia, a ample swath of Virginia and points up to Massachusetts were besides nether a flash flood ticker done astatine slightest Thursday. Areas crossed confederate New England could spot up to 4 inches of rain, with immoderate isolated higher amounts, from Wednesday into Thursday.