Capt. Newberry surveys the storm surge Hurricane Ida is bringing from the bridge of his supply vessel in Grand Isle, LA on Sunday August 29, 2021

August 29, 2021 Watching Hurricane Ida as My Son Rides the Storm in Grand Isle

Déjà vu As I am watching weather updates about Hurricane Ida, I am reflecting on Hurricane Katrina that hit the coast 16 years ago today. Katrina pushed a nearly 20 ft. wall of water onto our shores here on the Alabama Gulf Coast. My house on Bayou Jonas was just one of many thousands that …