Louisiana

New Orleans issues evacuation orders ahead of Hurricane Ida as forecasters warn of dangerous storm surge – here’s what that means

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New Orleans issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas outside its levee system and a voluntary evacuation for the rest of the parish on Aug. 27, 2021, as Hurricane Ida headed for the Louisiana coast.

Major winter storm underway across the Plains, alerts out across the South

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Texas governor, Greg Abbott, issued a state of emergency across the entire state ahead of the arrival of the storm, and secured a federal emergency declaration from the White House in order to make additional resources available for communities impacted by this weather event.

'Close to 60%' of US to have snow, ice on the ground by next week

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Large stretches of highway and multiple airport hubs in the Central states may be shut down because of a storm which will unleash a whole spectrum of winter weather hazards ranging from blizzard conditions in some areas to a freeze-up with a buildup of ice in others.