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thank you for coming on. >> thank you for spending part of your sunday night with us, i hope you have a great week ahead, until next week, you can find us on-line. good night from south carolina. live team coverage of hurricane ida, is next. ♪ ♪ >> trey thank you, "life, liberty and levin" will air at 10 p.m. eastern tonight. we are bringing you special coverage of hurricane ida, slamming the louisiana gulf. right now we have live team coverage, mike tobin and caroline schively live in new orleans, but first meteorologist adam klotz who is tracking the storm. reporter: the storm finally slowing down just a little bit we made landfall 8 hours ago. it just got down to category 3 strength, still 120 miles
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per hours, gusting to 160, moving to northwest at 10 miles per hour, you see the center of circulation falling apart a little bit, maybe it will disintegrate more in coming hours but still packing a punch, you have wind gusts in new orleans area to 71 miles per hour, close to 50 miles per hour in baton wrong -- baton rouge and a lot of rain. as a category 3, is no the not often you see hurricane warnings this far inland. this is the case because the winds will stick with it until 1:00 a.m., despite the winds it is a rainmaker, look at deep reds on eastern side of the storm, an area we'll talk about downpours possible flooding, and a time stamp in corner, 6 a.m. in morning, it lingers to monday, we could talk about
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flooding for a while. no surprise here. we have flood advisories stretching from eastern louisiana across mississippi, alabama, and as far north as tennessee areas where we could see real rainfall, it is additional rain. it has been raining, additionally some areas with purple color, 8 to 10 inches of rain on the ground, and further up north more widespread 5 to 6 inches of rain, i think maybe biggest concern over next couple day as this runs through ohio river valley, and pennsylvania and midatlantic will be flooding, best chance is eastern louisiana. a large area where i think that creeks could flood, this is something we have to watch, story has been, it has been a storm for sunday, i think that effects fell for next couple of days. >> i go back to hurricane harvey, that hit houston a few years ago, you talk about a storm that just sat there over houston, it
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dumped feet of rain. i'm wondering if you are surprised at speed of hurricane ida, it seems to be slowing a little bit, are you surprised it is moving slower or was that forecast? >> reporter: we knew when it made landfall it would start to slowdown, harvey they got 40 inches of rain, 45 in some cases that was moving 2 miles per hour, we're closer to 10, flooding will be a concern, but not dwight that level of flooding. >> adam klotz, thank you. >> intense wind, heavy rain, threat ending gulf coast, hurricane ida makes its way inland. some parts of coastal new orleans experiencing flooding. we have mike tobin there live. it seems like new orleans is worried about the water in this case. reporter: that really is the
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case, one thing to tell from the live shot is, just sheets and sheets of water, and we have been watching this come down for hours, the new orleans is a bowl. as they developed there they drained a lot of wetlands they settled, the earth settled there, if you will, bringing city below sea level, and the levee system protects it the levee system has been fortified since katrina. the authorities here expresses confidence in the levee system that is now being tested to a great extent. but that levee system is getting tested but you still have rain from the top, they have a pump system to get the water out. the problem is that pump system can handle less than an inch of rain per hour, this rain was estimated to be 3 inches per hour. i can tell you, there is a lot of water coming down. it stands to reason you will have significant flooding here in the city of new orleans. some things that have changed while we have been
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reporting, one thing, you can notice the power has gone out. all up and down the street as far as you can see. the lights are out. with one exception. some guy living above the voodoo market, for whatever reason he has battery power and lights on. as far as damage that we know of thus far, a lot of wind damage, nothing that significant, one membrane on a roof pulled off, that is unfortunate for those inside, the membrane keeping the water out. a ferryboat broke loose from its moorings and now drifting up and down the street. wind had has intensified throughout this evening, it comes in waves like this it was pretty calm when he first got on, it is now picking up. the way it feels like getting pelted with pebbled
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in sand. the wind is driven, sometimes to extent i would estimate upwards of 70 miles per hour. wind damage, a lot of flooding to anticipate and on the coast, you have flooding from that storm surge. >> mike, back to you, still the best mike we'll get back to you as soon as the storm kind of gets closer, moves up to. fox weather multimedia journalist, is live in gulfport, mississippi. will, what is the situation where you are? reporter: you know normally peaceful beautiful gulf is angry place to be tonight, we're about 5 hours in to the relentless wind. and rain it is wreaking havoc here. a little bit of a bright spot in our coverage, updated numbers, mississippi power saying that customers not in the dark here, in gulfport area. power outages only numbering
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in hundreds of customers, not in thousands. that is a testament to amount. work they have done on infrastructure here. last year was a big test, now another test, we have flooding on highway 90 that is to my right. i am in a parking garage waterfront, we're intercepting power and strength of the wind as it comings onshore, it has been relentless so far tonight. there will be that temptation once it begins to subside for people to come here and survey the damage. they urge everyone here not do that right now. give them time to get back assess damage, but it is hard to think about that right now. when we still have hours left of the powerful storm. >> when you walk around out there, what is the scene? do you think people in
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mississippi, because they were a little bit out of the way, did they heed advice to evacuate? are you noticing or getting calls because of the storm surge that people might be in some kind of trouble at all where you are? reporter: we have not had a lot of trouble calls, that we're hearing of. we have been checking, i do believe a lot of people here did heed the warning, the scars of katrina, we have been referencing this, 16 year anniversary today, there is still major scars left it changed the land scape here. that is still on the minds of anyone that lives in this region. a lot of people we talked to whether they were evacuated their boats or heading out of town, they heeded a lot of the warnings, anyone on the road, over the past few hours, police have been stopping them, reminding them a curfew is in place.
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it began here 8:00 this morning. in the county that will continue the sheriff said until further notice, we have many hours left of the storm. >> well, stand by if you will, stay safe. i remember going through gulfport 10 years after the hurricane katrina there were still a lot of buildings not rebuilt. we'll get back to you, will. i want to go to adam klotz again. we look at this, we don't bring up a lot of information when you looking at the maps. the fact it is still a category 3, 8 hours after landfall. has got to be unusual. we talked about these things hitting land then breaking apartment is that partially due to the due that new orleans has so much or louisiana has so much marsh area and water it might still be drawing
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strength from. reporter: it is unheard of you see a storm originally make landfall and take on long to weaken. you asked about moisture perhaps that fueled it a little bit longer. we know some of the islands down on the coast, that initial landfall the storm did run back out identify -- out over water, it the coastline it is a little bit of swampy side. alarming part is how strong of a storm and how much it has intensified. low pressure allow its to hang on longer, we're finally, there is that center of circulation, it look a long time, beginning to fall apart, i think that numbers will come down. still powerful storm. category 3, 120 miles per hour, i think in next couple hours not lasting quite as long it will weaken but.
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that will be a while away, we're still seeing strong winds, recent wind gusts at 71 miles per hour outside of new orleans. i think it will start to weaken but this is near 3ly unheard of. >> adam stand by. i want to bring in louisiana g.o.p. senator john kennedy, has been closely monitoring this storm. senator, i know you have been getting some briefings on this the storm surge is not as bad in as it was in katrina 16 years ago, but there is a significant amount of water that has pushed in. are you confident that the new 18 billion dollar flood control system is effective. what are you hearing, sir? we'll try to get him established. we'll give -- show you
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pictures of new orleans. we have been talking about the irony 16 years ago today was hurricane katrina, we spent months in new orleans after hurricane katrina. remember when the storm came through, it was a category 3. katrina came through as a category 3 and we walked outside in french quarter seemed that everything was fine, maybe an hour and a half or two hours we got reports that the levees had broke, when they broke, you know as we look back, you know what happened after that. it was disastrous. it went on for weeks and months and years the stay of new orleans, and surrounding parishes trying to get their leaving back together. today the storm is significantly different. katrina came in as a category 5. right before it hit land it dropped to a category 3. but because it was a cat 5, it pushed all that water in.
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you know pressure was low and water came in toward new orleans. and from the gulf, and then, you had this push of water coming in. so even though it was a cat 3 and did not do damage, the water was pushing in and broke the levees. let's go to fox weather journalist robert ray, live for us in new orleans. with what he sees from his perspective. >> trace, i'm -- bourbon street in french quarters, we've seen unraveling of many parts of new orleans, we were over on the mississippi river, we had to take shelter put the vehicles in a parking garage, i walked out to illustrate power of the winds off of the river. and was knocked down. here in quarter, this is high grounds, you can hear
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things breaking apart as i stand here all over as they have been past few hours, taking a tour, driving here, what you see is roofs falling off, aluminum garbage cans everywhere, signs are down. this spot did okay during hurricane katrina 16 years ago, it may do the same, because this is the highest point in the city but the whipping rain, and heavy winds, sustained are tearing apart many different areas of the city, and we're in a catastrophic, vin by -- event by all accounts what we've been able to see. >> you are right, robert, while we were in the post hours of hurricane katrina, french quarter of the dry.
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-- it was dry, i was wondering now, tobin talked about the fact that pump system in new orleans it can eradicate an inch of water per hour, the rain is coming down faster. you walk around robert, are you seeing localized flooding? what are you seeing water-wise. reporter: 45 minutes ago when we left mississippi river to come here, probably almost a mile we drove back in, i started to see, main drag in downtown was water coming up about 4 inches, here in the quarter, depends on where you are, right now you see puddling and pooling on the side, and debris in the background. stuff ripped apartment the 4 points sheraton has flagpoles that are falling,
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it depends on the rain and wind gusts that come in. sometimes it is hard to stand out here, other times it is okay, you can stand election. -- up. this rain is relentless. it nearly 20 inches could come down in course of next hours, people should not go out and monitor what is going on. as this system spins counter clock wise to the west of new orleans. >> make no mistake, new orleans is used to rain. but 20 inches is a lot of rain even for a city that specialized in wet stuff. stand by, robert, he said a matter of your perspective where you are. i want to go to canal street
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now in new orleans. caroline is there to give us her perspective. reporter: we lost power about an hour ago, throughout afternoon it was steady rain and wind, coming at you sideways, we heard screeches of meetal, we avoided it. it is dangerous but we could see it coming, but now we're in the dark it will get dangerous. new orleans mayor said stay in place, police chief said, think of our police officers and firefighters, they have families too. now we had steady wind banks in afternoon. and we have tourists still on the streets, that is what the mayor does not want to happen, rescue folks may not
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be able to get to you. they said you may have to be by yourself for 3 days. >> bus just went by, i am wondering if there are people on the bus or bus may go to storage. i don't know if you could turnover your right shoulder and see, do you know where that bus was going, surprising with most of the city evacuated. what do you make of that? reporter: i believe police lights going to canal toward delfin. they said it is impassible. palm trees here, they are still hanging on but the ground is wet. a couple blocks down canal, they are down over the road. there are metal signs down over the ride it is impassable, you can't see it from here, it is till going, must be a rescue crew. behind me, that is marriott.
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if you then area, canal and kemp, there are bucket trucks, they will be ready to go tomorrow, but going nowhere tonight, we have seen a couple dozen line men watching the storm, local electric company said that buckets cannot go up until winds drop to 30 miles per hour, we're a long way from that. >> you know, carolyn's longstanding tradition in new orleans even during worst weather some of the businesses, and bars would remain open, have you in your journey seen anyone who is still open at this hour? reporter: we just on camp street, a bar we hinge out at, hung out at. maybe with you after katrina hads windows blown in. i have not seen a single place open, most places closed at noon yesterday, losing powers was big, up and down there are thousands of tourists who did not do
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their homework, others who could not evacuate in time. they didn't have a mandatory evacuation for people in levee system here in new orleans, a lot of people checked into a hotel, they have radio to ride it out -- they have to ride it out without electricity and power. >> yes, caroline, stay safe out there. thank you great reporting. we're going to continue our breaking news coverage of hurricane ida. up next, we'll speak with louisiana senator john kennedy to find out what he has been hearing, is there people -- are there people in grand isle who need help? what is the strurk rally damage -- structural damage up and down the coast of louisiana and mississippi, hurricane ida, category 3, is next.
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hours ago as a cat 4 it has just now down to a cat 3, fox weather center said they believe that the storm is going to start dissipating a little more rapidly, we believe moving somewhere in vicinity of 9 to 11 miles per hour. it came ashore moving about 16 miles per hour. so it is moving slowly across the state, while is moves slowly it is dropping torrential rain, some some areas they are anticipating 18 to 20 inches. tony bring in louisiana lieutenant governor billy. it you can sir, give me an idea of what you are being briefed on? the big worries in your state right now? >> now, come ashore -- where it drops the heavy rain in low lying areas could be
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substantial flooding. also, hurricane this strong this far inland, as it approaches baton rouge, we don't have hurricanes they drop below a category 1 before they move that far inland. there are many structures, homes that have never been tested against the category 2 or 3 that far inland. we're concerned about people in those homes, where people didn't leave because they are that far inland. trace: you make a good point we talk about hurricanes, a couple different categories, sometimes they are wind-events, this was, sometimes they are water-events right now luis valbuena governor this remains both, winds are still very dangerous. as a cat 3, and water is very dangerous, so far from what you are hearing, what about the flood system? 18 billion dollar flood system. do you think it is working as anticipated?
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>> large parts of it all around new orleans, in the parish where new federal levees don't have vegetation on them yet, they are eaten away with the storm surge there is potential for those levee to give way with just raw dirt. several of those reaches of those levees are under construction now. they needed a couple more years to get pom -- complete, there is still a potential, i understand, part of highway 23 is underwater. and that is the stretch south of new orleans, that is protected by the levees there. trace: i wonder what you hear, sir. this thing came ashore, and what do you hear from grand isle, houma? are you hearing stories of people needing rescue? is the physical damage is it
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catastrophic there? what are you hearing from the people down there. the crews down there? i know it is dangerous for people to go out and do rescues, we know there have been a few rescue calls. but what the word from southern part of the state? >> i spoke to dean blanchard who owns a seafood business down there, his business is gone. the employees he had at his home, part of the section of his house ripped away, he was worried about safety of those people that rode it out, nobody can get to them now, because of surgery he h this is the first time he did not stay on the island. we have seen photographs of boats, barges and vessels just bobbing in the water. they become missiles of anyone that stayed even if their house is elevated, as many are, on grand isle, if you are hit by a moving
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vessel or debris it will knock the houses out. we're expecting to see major damage in and hopefully those who stays will be able to rescued. trace: i want to play this sound bite. this is governor john edwards saying this morning, we do not have the sound, but he said in essence is that you could not draw up a more perfect path for ida to come up through the state of louisiana, now you had some meteorologists say, you know, if there is any -- any silver lining in this it might be the fact that ida has at least jutted to west of new orleans. >> this is not the kind of storm we normally get, this is stronger than we usually see, and if you had to draw up the worst possible path
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for a hurricane in louisiana, it would be something close to what we're seeing. trace: my question to you lieutenant governor, is this -- did the state catch a little bit of a break by having ida kind of jot a little bit to the west of new orleans? >> we'll know for sure tomorrow when we can look at the damage, but the governor is right, it came up, hit home, all of those coastal communities, and it is going to be pretty bad. we judged everything to katrina before and after. it kind of measured those storms in past. this could be the one that we measure the future on. it seems to be looking like that. trace: lieutenant governor, thank you for coming on, sir we appreciate your time. >> thank you my friend. >> we'll have continuing coverage of hurricane ida coming up. we trying to get because
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trace: welcome back to continuing coverage of hurricane ida, breaking news on fox news channel, bringing in louisiana g.o.p.
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senator john kennedy who has been closely monitoring the storm now battering his state. we had trouble getting communications with senator because as we have been reporting, hundreds of thousands of people are without power, down there. you have to settle for the phone or nothing. senator kennedy. what are they telling you? what are your worries now and in hours ahead? >> well, trace, they don't have to tell me anything. i am in the middle of it. it is a huge storm. it hit land, it slows down usually. in terms of land, the wind has not dissipated, it is moving slowly. that means that winds keep pounding the same spots. having heavy rainfall.
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and it is a bad situation. my people -- i am proud of them. they have evacuated. everyone else is staying in their -- [inaudible] people, and we have to minimize the loss of human life. it will be very [inaudible] trace: i think we lost the senator, we'll try to clear up your line, stand by. if we clear that up, get back to me, back to our senior correspondent mike tobin who is in new orleans, you can't see the map where you are, but if you look at weather center map, it looks
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like hurricane ida is still a category 3, it is a little bit left to new orleans, you are under a severe rains right now. has the situation deteriorated from 30 minutes ago? >> it has, that is about most intense we've seen yet. the eye of the storm is due east of where we are right now, two things that have been increasing throughout the even, since we lost talked is the volume of water coming down, and intend fee of the wind gust -- intensity of wind gusts they come barreling up canal street. you could see a big gust as we're standing here talking. as far as damage that we know of, thus far, a number of barges loose in st. bernard county and lafite a bridge was hit, they warn people to not go
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over the bridge. and here. minimal wind damage. roofs have pilled off, and degree moved around. but, you have to anticipate. it is. storm surge was 16 feet. flooding damage will be significant. but here in the town of new orleans, water just continues to come in, we have to assume that the pumps are overwhelmed. any of the low lying areas there will be significant flooding. the thing is a lot of people did not leave new orleans. heard mayor say ahead of time, evacuation here was optional, as i observed
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overtime about half said they will get out of town, a lot trusted fact that this town withstood a number of storms. buildings have been here since 1800s. as far as it goes, one thing that is remarkable, as dark as it is now, two things that are contributing, one the power has gone out. a few places with battery power or their own generators. but everywhere here in new orleans, it is dark. the sun just went down. there is so much cloud cover, usually when the sun just goes down you have a little bit of dusk. a little bit that you can see, it got dark quickly before the sun went down because there is so much cloud cover overhead. as far as intensity. this is most we've seen yet, and we'll see if everything
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works out with the radar hopefully the wind will start decreases maybe in terms of wind we've seen the worst. you don't en necessarily you are in the -- you don't know necessarily if you are in clear in terms of flooding, you remember katrina lake pontchartrain, the direction of the wind, the water pushed then wind eased off that water came rushing bark back, what slushing water in lake pontchartrain served to deteriorate the levees, because it worked it back and forth like that as we see worse of storm passing new orleans, that does not mean the worst of the damage has passed new orleans yet. >> great points mike we learn that the hard way, mike tobin live for us on scene. >> i want to say breaking
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news louisiana governor newsom -- governor edwards said: this is about freeing up money to get help to his state. we'll have continuing coverage of hurricane ida, now a category 3. striking louisiana.
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for weeks. to our meteorologist adam klotz in fox weather center. reporter: well, the thing this continues to change it is such a powerful windstorm we're focusing more and more on the rain. grand isle it was close to 1 50s miles per hour, we had high wind totals enough to do wide spread damage. as it lifts closer inland and further inland, new orleans with 83 mile hour gusts, they are peak gusts, recent gusts in 40 to 50 miles per hour. still enough to do damage. as we continue overnight it appears we're more and more of a rain maker. still very heavy bands of rain in portions of eastern louisiana, stretching far east toward florida panhandle, there is a wide area talk about potential for flooding, eastern
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louisiana, most of mississippi, alabama, and up to tennessee. when we talk about flooding that will lead to monday, tuesday and wednesday. something we'll watch. trace: adam klotz thank you so much. >> we bring in anthony, senior director of american red cross on the phone with us from bat rouge, louisiana. >> i want to pick that up. what are you hearing what is the red cross hearing about necessity and need in some of the southern areas that were hit first by the storm. >> this is a very intense impactful storm. the good thing it is a notice even, we were out ahead of time, we had a chance to prepare to work with the community to get them to eevacuation centers and shelters in louisiana, we saw a number
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of people take advantage of those, volunteers have come down. to pro position our comfort sets, making sure that people who were evacuated have it. trace: your take, we talked with a contract -- contract it appears to him about half of people left new orleans, what are you getting as far as numbers or information. anthony about those who, evacuated. >> we set up tent evacuation centers and shelters across louisiana, they did have significant populations, they will continue to evolve. over the -- by the hour really, to give an accurate number that could change went next 20 or 30 minutes, i can tell you, the evacuation centers were full they did have community members there. trace: we talk about the storm still a category 3,
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what is plan for late tonight, your first priority what the winds calm down and rains lighten up? >> first priority is those that were seeking shelter, and our team members, our volunteers that came from areas like fresno or denver or kansas city, making sure they are safe, they came in, in, -- came to help. as storm moves out we want to assess damage, and that when people start to go home we provide them with necessary resources to safely make the transition back to somewhat normal situation. trace: we know a battalion of new york firefighters came down, you are getting a lot of outside help coming in. >> yes. they have stepped in and
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help. this has been a team effort, a lot of partners and agencies. trace: anthony thank you for your help, sir, you are doing yeoman's work, you always do with the red cross. >> and continuing coverage of hurricane ida, next. yes, thank you, that was fast. sgt. houston never expected this to happen. or that her grandpa's dog tags would be left behind. but that one call got her a tow and rental... ...paid her claim... ...and we even pulled a few strings. making it easy to make things right: that's what we're made for. usaa. what you're made of, we're made for. get a quote today.
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trace: back with continuing coverage of hurricane ida. caroline is on canal street. reporter: the rain is dumping, one thing i have been impressed with on canal street, there has been very little flooding. a lot of folks have these borders. others are stand bagging throughout the street. the streets are not flooded yet but water has been coming in sideways all day, rain bands are maybe a little farther apart it is getting hard to stay on your feet. sometimes i have to grab on to the wall. trace: i am curious, that barrier, what is that? you say they have barriers set up, what are they doing
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with those? reporter: trying to keep the flooding out of the hotel. there are thousands of folks in the hotels, tourists, people who could not evacuate. more fancy than old sandbags but not perfect. we have been letting water drain out, the drains look like they are holding pretty well. the city of new orleans is a giant bowl, we're about 10 feet above sea level here, others are under. the levee system, officials this afternoon saying they have great confidence in the levee system. they learned a lot from katrina in the 16 years that have passed they spent 14.5 billion building up the levees. improving the pumping system. this is getting ugly over topping the levees for how much rain we get, they feel confident they will be able
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to keep water out. but water coming down that is filling up the bowl. trace: caroline doing great work for us in new orleans, thank you. >> right now let's bring in fox news senior contract casey stegall with latest from louisiana. reporter: we're in baton rouge. i think about 80 miles from caroline, new orleans is on the dirty side of the storm. as it is called. that is northeast quadrant. that is often the strongest where the most storm surge is. yesterday whether we did live shots talk -- when we did live shots talking about sandbagging and preparation its look like baton rouge would be on dirty side of the storm but it did shift to the east, we're getting outer bands of rain here in baton rouge. it is nothing like we have
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been seeing all day long. afternoon long from our colleagues in new orleans area. but what is really remarkable about this, baton rouge is under a hurricane warning right now. it goes through the morning. and that is pretty rare to be 70 miles inland. i heard your interview with lieutenant governor of the state billy nungesser, he said he too was here in baton rouge, right now wind gusts of 40 miles per hour, the bulk is still coming our way. as this monstrous system continues jogging to the north, really making a crawl as we have been saying, but it is going to be raining on and off again in the overnight hours. that is really when it is most dangerous, trace, once the sun goes down.
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hopefully people are inside. as it makes that crawl it dropped a lot of water. >> case i thank you so much. >> to adam klotz, casey was talking about dirty side of the storm, people don't understand what that means, what is the dirty side of the storm. reporter: it is where most of the action is, it is on the eastern side. you can see where this is rotating, picking up that moisture off of the ocean, there is more to the east as that rain and the storm activity hits land. you can spin up tornadoes, there is more that could happen on the eastern side of a storm. we did get you an date, winds 120 miles per hour down to 115 miles per hour, it slowed down, at 9 miles per hour. -- dirty
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side of the storm, the rain continues to be at eastern side of the storm. i think in portions of louisiana another 10 inches, it has been raining for a long time there today, we could see this rain pile up, that will run through the ohio river valley to pennsylvania and midatlantic, this rain will be a story that sticks with us. trace: it is turning out not to be a wind event but a water event. adam great work thank you so much. back to you as news warrants, we should know when he talked about 115 miles per hour. 111 miles per hour below you get to a category 2, hurry we're close to hurricane ida becoming a category 4, it is almost 9 hours since it first hit land, still a category 3. hopefully in coming minutes or hours. you will see this drop to a
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category 2. and then dissipate, hopefully back to a tropical storm later tonight. we continue our coverage here on fox news channel of hurricane ida, right now. "life, liberty and levin" will air tonight at 10 p.m. i am trace gallagher, the revolution with steve hilton is next. military evacuations have ended. much more that ahead. welcome to the next word revolution this is a whole love positive populism, pro-worker, pro-family, pro-community, and especially pro-america. and the latest on hurricane ida let's go to mike in new orleans. >> with the intensity


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