NEW ORLEANS, BATON ROUGE, La. and LUBBOCK, Texas — Hurricane Ida roared ashore in southeastern Louisiana as a Category 4 storm late Sunday morning.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm made landfall near Port Fourchon at 11:55 AM CDT with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph.
The Associated Press reported Ida hit on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier, coming ashore about 45 miles west of where Category 3 Katrina first struck land.
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(WGNO.com, BRProud.com and The Associated Press contributed to this article)