Hurricane Ida

Unpredictable Danger: Hurricane Seasons Since 1967


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an active Atlantic hurricane season for 2021 and expects six to ten hurricanes to occur during the year, with three to five of those likely to become major hurricanes of Category 3 or above on the Saffir-Simpson scale. So far, four hurricanes have formed over the Atlantic basin


Travel Alert: Hurricane Ida to Impact US Gulf Coast Airports


American Airlines is closely monitoring Hurricane Ida, which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on Cuba’s Isle of Youth on Aug. 27 and is expected to strengthen into a Category 3 hurricane, impacting southeast Louisiana and nearby states as it makes a second landfall on Aug. 29.