Jaw-dropping view of Hurricane Ida.
A lot of eyewall lightning.
As good as the forecasts were, it's still tough to believe this is happening.
Contextual info on what you're seeing in this imagery.

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More from @weatherdak

1 Sep
New imagery of Grand Isle shows the true power of a category-4 hurricane.

Entire homes, gone.
Some areas of Grand Isle are completely washed out & completely unrecognizable.
More washed out roads, more structures entirely gone.
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31 Aug
First look at aerial imagery showing the destruction Hurricane Ida left behind.
I will be posting many more gifs in this thread.

You can explore the imagery yourself, here:

Correct link*: storms.ngs.noaa.gov/storms/ida/ind…
Homes decimated in Golden Meadow, LA.
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30 Aug
From tropical wave to major hurricane, in just three days.

Hurricane Ida's explosive journey to Louisiana.
Highlighting a few more impressive satellite animations of Hurricane Ida.

Sunrise to sunset GeoColor view of landfall.
The complete, hi-res view of Hurricane Ida's eye.
Read 8 tweets
29 Aug
My goodness...

Hurricane Ida is an absolute force to be reckoned with.

A monster cat-4 hurricane, packed with eyewall lightning.
A four hour, hi-res time lapse of Hurricane Ida rapidly intensifying into a cat-4 storm.
Eyewall lightning still firing.

The sunrise visible view is going to be... something.
Read 4 tweets
28 Aug
Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico.

Things are heating up.
And a very close up view of the eye trying to clear.

Not there quite yet.
There are some super interesting meteorological things going in the eye in the last few frames.
Read 4 tweets
28 Aug
Sunrise on Hurricane Ida.

Storms continually erupting in the eyewall.
Longer lapse showing the evolution over the last 8 hours.
Hurricane Ida in the Gulf, a GeoColor view. Image
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