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Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid

September 2, 2021

Rescuers set out in hundreds of boats and helicopters to reach people trapped by floodwaters Monday, August 30, 2021, and utility repair crews rushed in, after a furious Hurricane Ida swamped the Louisiana coast and ravaged the electrical grid in the sticky, late-summer heat. People living amid the maze of rivers and bayous along the… [Read More]