Ida: At least 1 dead, more than a million customers without power in Louisiana

As of 4 a.m. local time, Ida was located about 95 miles south-southwest of Jackson, Mississippi, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph — down from 105 mph late Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The storm was moving north at 8 mph. 

A hurricane warning has been replaced with a tropical storm warning from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to the mouth of the Pearl River, as well as Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans.

HURRICANE IDA: US COAST GUARD READY TO MOVE IN FOR RESCUE OPERATIONS MOMENT STORM TAMPERS DOWN

A man passes by a section of roof that was blown off of a building in the French Quarter by Hurricane Ida winds, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

A man passes by a section of roof that was blown off of a building in the French Quarter by Hurricane Ida winds, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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