Ida Making Landfall Between Mobile and Panama City

A weakened Tropical Storm  Ida is barreling down on the Gulf Coast between Panama City,Fl and Mobile, AL Tuesday. The national weather service has issued tropical storm warning from Grand Isle, LA to Aucilla River,Fl. The warning including the city  and parish of New Orleans  and Parishes surrounding Lake PONTCHARTRAIN.

At 9P.M. CST Ida was moving north 13 mph; a decrease of speed. When Ida makes landfall near Mobile Ida will make a turn to the north-northeast; bringing heavy seas, high winds and heavy rains. Maximum sustained winds is 65 mph.

Tropical Storm force winds will be felt in a radius of  200 miles.

Ida is expected to bring between 3-6 inches of rain. Some isolated storm cells will dump up to 8 inches of rain across portions of the Southeast US and Mid-Atlantic states.

Schools, and government offices except first responder will be closed.

Storm surge will cause 3 to 5 feet above ground.

WKRG has a list of Shelters in the Mobile area.

WJHG-TV/HD “NewsChannel7” has the list of  shelters in Panama City,FL area.

WKRG-TV/HD “News5”

WJHG-TV/HD

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