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Weather Blog: Major Hurricane Ida and a cold front

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Posted at 8:27 AM, Aug 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-29 09:31:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Good Sunday bloggers,

It is a busy morning in the KSHB 41 weather center as we track a very strong hurricane in to Louisiana and showers and thunderstorms northwest of KC.

As of 7 a.m. Sunday, Ida was 7 mph away from being a category 5. It will make landfall around noon.

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We have a cold front that will drift southeast across the region today through Tuesday, being slowed by Ida. As of 7 a.m. Sunday morning there were showers and thunderstorms northwest of KC and it was 39° in Casper, WY.

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Details on Ida and our cold front are in the 5 minute video below.

Have a great week and stay healthy.