Forecasters say Hurricane Ida has rapidly intensified with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, a Category 4 storm

Forecasters say Hurricane Ida has rapidly intensified with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, a Category 4 storm

ByThe Associated Press
August 29, 2021, 5:02 AM
PHOTO: Vehicles pack Interstate 610 to an almost stand still as people leave the area in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Ida in New Orleans, La., Aug. 28, 2021.
Vehicles pack Interstate 610 to an almost stand still as people leave the area in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Ida in New Orleans, La., Aug. 28, 2021.
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MIAMI -- Forecasters say Hurricane Ida has rapidly intensified with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, a Category 4 storm.

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