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Texas deploys firefighters and other aid to Louisiana for Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Highway 51 is flooded near LaPlace, Louisiana on Monday morning after Hurricane Ida came ashore on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advert via REUTERS)

By James Barragán

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday he would deploy emergency resources to Louisiana to aid in Hurricane Ida recovery efforts.

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Hurricane Ida makes landfall as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Ida as of 6 a.m. Sunday. (National Weather Service)

On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ida has made landfall as a Category 4 storm on Sunday afternoon.

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