Flooding Reported in Gulfport, Mississippi, as Hurricane Ida Nears

Hurricane Ida strengthened as it approached landfall on the Gulf Coast on Sunday, August 29, bringing potentially catastrophic and life-threatening conditions.

The National Hurricane Center said Ida had been upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday morning, bringing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph.

Footage captured in Gulfport, Mississippi, on Sunday morning shows flooded roadways. Credit: SaltyHumans via Storyful

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