The social media accounts we’re following for accurate, up-to-the-minute info on Hurricane Ida

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows a view of Hurricane Ida, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations Saturday ahead of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected to bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore in Louisiana on Sunday. (NOAA via AP)
This satellite image provided by NOAA shows a view of Hurricane Ida, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations Saturday ahead of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected to bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore in Louisiana on Sunday. (NOAA via AP)

From weather advisories and forecast models to photos and videos from the field, the social media accounts listed below are providing accurate, up-to-the-minute information on the storm.

KPRC 2 meteorologists

KPRC 2 meteorologists are tracking Ida as it barrels towards Louisiana.

Frank Billingsley

Khambrel Marshall

Justin Stapleton

KPRC 2 reporters in Louisiana

KPRC 2′s team is reporting from Louisiana. Our reporters and photojournalist are meeting with officials and residents and are documenting what they see on the ground.

Robert Arnold

Brandon Walker

Louisiana state and local government

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards

City of New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

Storm trackers

Texas Storm Chasers

Mark Sudduth, Hurricane tracker providing severe weather information from the field

Houston-area meteorologist

Jeff Lindner, Meteorologist and Director of Harris County Flood Control District

Federal accounts

The NWS and the National Hurricane Center are issuing advisories on Ida.

National Weather Service New Orleans

National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center

National Hurricane Center - Atlantic Basin

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters

Hurricane resource guide

Latest forecast updates from KPRC 2 Meteorologists

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KPRC2′s 2021 Hurricane & Flood Survival Guide


About the Authors:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.