Ida weakens to tropical storm after knocking out power to New Orleans

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2021
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Hurricane Ida weakened to a tropical storm Monday after crashing into Louisiana and knocking out power to more than 1 million homes and businesses including the city of New Orleans.

Officials earlier warned of "life-threatening" floods. At least one person, a 60-year-old man, died in Ascension Parish after a tree fell on his home, authorities said.

Electric utilities reported that slightly more than 1 million homes and businesses were without power in Louisiana and another 100,000 in Mississippi. Entergy New Orleans, the main power utility in the city, with nearly 200,000 customers, said the entire...

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