Parts of southern Louisiana could see isolated rain totals of 20 inches through Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said. Hundreds of thousands of utility accounts are now without power in Texas.
Ida's ferocious 150 mph winds decimated parts of Louisiana's electrical grid. At the height, more than a million homes and businesses were without power. The remaining 117,000+ are having to make do.
The head of the Louisiana State Police says he wants to know why 67% of his agency's uses of force in recent years have been directed at Black people.
Joy Banner's family took shelter in a house on a plantation their ancestors helped build. "They were not able to have this kind of house for their own protection when a hurricane hit them," she says.
Coast Guard teams have been dispatched to help determine the extent of the damage from the spill, which is situated roughly two miles off the Louisiana coast. Officials say the source remains unclear.
Four nursing home residents in Louisiana have died after being evacuated to another facility ahead of Hurricane Ida. Health officials are investigating reports of unsafe conditions at the site.
Days after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, local officials are still wading through floodwaters and heavy debris in continued efforts to help residents who stayed behind.
Louisiana is beginning the tough task of recovery after Hurricane Ida swept through the state's coast and caused significant damage and power outages.
Hurricane Ida rapidly gained strength right before it hit Louisiana this weekend. Abnormally hot water in the Gulf of Mexico acted as fuel for the storm.
Residents and crews are beginning to survey the damage after Ida pummeled Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. Experts say safety precautions are crucial in the aftermath.
The rapidly expanding storm struck Western Cuba and is expected to hit Louisiana on Sunday as a major hurricane.
Edwards was the last in a long line of colorful populist Democrats who once dominated Louisiana politics. He served four terms as governor, and did federal prison time on a corruption conviction.
Karen Carter Peterson and Troy Carter will compete in a runoff Saturday for the 2nd Congressional District seat left vacant by White House adviser Cedric Richmond.
The Seacor Power capsized 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, La. in the Gulf of Mexico last Tuesday amid rough waters.
Severe weather may have caused a 129-foot lift boat to capsize in the Gulf of Mexico, about 8 miles south of Port Fourchon. It's unclear how many people remain at sea.