09/01/21 • 10 min
Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, August 29. The powerful storm grew to Category 4 by the time it crashed into the coast, and with a storm this strong, one big question was on everybody’s mind: Will the levees hold this time? They did, and here to explain how they worked is Associated Press reporter Jeff Amy (@jeffamy).
Jeff wrote an explainer about the new levee system in New Orleans.
And you can find additional coverage of Hurricane Ida at apnews.com.
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