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Hurricane Ida slams New Orleans on 16th anniversary of Katrina

Hurricane Ida lashed New Orleans Sunday evening on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina — with part of the powerful Category 3 storm's eye wall pummeling the city with extremely heavy winds and rains.

What's happening: Officials confirmed that New Orleans had lost all power "due to catastrophic transmission damage" from the storm, with the only power in the city is coming from generators amid reports of flash flooding from Ida's rains. New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board told WWLTV that it had lost all three feeder lines" from energy provider Entergy.

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