Hurricane Watch for all of Southeastern Louisiana (Ida now pushing into the Gulf as a Cat 2)

Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 5:02pm

Hurricane IDA

12:00 PM CST Sun Nov 8
Location: 21.7°N 86.1°W
Max sustained: 100 mph
Moving: NW at 10 mph
Min pressure: 978 mb
...HURRICANE WATCH EXTENDED EASTWARD ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF
COAST...IDA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE...

AT 1200 PM CST...1800 UTC...A HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED EAST
OF THE MISSISSIPPI/ALABAMA BORDER TO MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA. A
HURRICANE WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA TO
MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA. THIS WATCH DOES NOT INCLUDE THE CITY OF NEW
ORLEANS. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.