As of 8:00 am this morning, Mayor Ben Morris reported that the effects of Tropical Storm Ida were minimal and the City of Slidell fared well.
Some power failures occurred last night but were quickly restored.
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Ida has weakened to a tropical
depression and is heading east toward the Florida Panhandle with
winds near 35 mph (55 kph).
Ida was a tropical storm with winds near 45 mph (75 kph) when it
came ashore ne
GONZALES – Officials from Ascension Parish government and the Ascension Parish School Board are monitoring Tropical Storm Ida as it approaches the north-central Gulf Coast on Monday.
Parish President Tommy Martinez concluded at an 8 a.m.
As of 7:30 am morning, Hurricane Ida is predicted to slip slightly west, possibly making landfall in Mobile, Alabama. Once ashore, the storm is expected to take a turn to the east and quickly downgrade to a tropical depression.