For many, Hurricane Ida is stirring up painful memories. The powerful category 4 storm made landfall in Louisiana on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged the state and Mississippi 16 years ago. Ida came ashore about 45 miles west of where Katrina made landfall. Thousands of evacuees have since made the trek from New Orleans to seek safety and shelter, while others remain in the Big Easy to ride out the storm.
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