. Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Louisiana as monster Category 4 storm « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Fox News- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says that the state’s national guard has been activated to respond to Hurricane Ida. According to Edwards, over 4,000 guardsmen are ready to serve. In addition, wildlife and fishery agents are ‘on hand’ for search and rescue.

The state national guard has 195 high-water vehicles, 73 rescue, and 34 helicopters set up across the state across southern Louisiana to help support search and rescue, evacuations and recon missions as needed. However, Edwards warned that residents should be prepared to shelter in place for the next 72 hours, citing dangerous conditions for first responders.

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