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Remnants of Ida move over Mid-Atlantic; Hampton Roads expecting showers, storms late Wednesday

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Posted at 6:25 PM, Aug 26, 2021

Post-tropical cyclone Ida is near Long Island and moving NE toward Cape Cod.

The remnants of Hurricane Ida blew into the northeast on Wednesday night and caused the deaths of eight people as historic rains led to urban flash floods in New York City and surrounding areas.

The NYPD confirmed the deaths of seven people on Wednesday night, while one additional death was caused in New Jersey.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Little if any change in strength is forecast during the next 12 hours.

This will be the last update in this story on Ida.

As of 5 a.m. Thursday, September 2:

Location: 41.4 N 71.6 W

Moving: ENE at 28 mph

Min pressure: 998 mb

Max sustained winds: 40 mph

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