All of New Orleans without power as Hurricane Ida hits Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La. — All of New Orleans is without power as Hurricane Ida continues to hit Louisiana with high winds, heavy rain, and storm surge.

Entergy New Orleans said Sunday evening that all of Orleans Parish was without power due to “catastrophic damage” to its transmission system.

Entergy’s outage tracker on its website showed more than 640,000 of its Louisiana customers were without power shortly before 9 p.m. ET.