Powerful Winds Hit Houma as Hurricane Ida Blows Into Louisiana

The eye of Hurricane Ida moved past Houma, Louisiana, on August 29 as the Category Four storm brought powerful winds and life-threatening storm surges to the state.

Hurricane Ida made landfall at Port Fourchon at around midday before making a second landfall near Galliano at 2 pm. The storm was carrying winds of up 145 mph, or 235 km/h, according to the National Hurricane Center.

These videos posted to Instagram by Juvina Lee show the powerful winds and driving rain affecting Houma while the storm passed the city. Credit: Juvina Lee via Storyful

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