MAJOR HURRICANE IDA: STRONG CAT 4 STORM, NEAR PEAK STRENGTH AT LANDFALL
Major Hurricane Ida made landfall just to the west of Port Forchion, Louisiana just before noon on the 29th of August as a strong CAT 4 storm, on the 16th anniversary and just 45 miles to the west of Katrina.
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We are a woman-owned business with a team of Certified Consulting Meteorologists (CCM) and GIS Analysts, providing meteorological and climate services via custom forecasting, modeling and advisory within the insurance, tech, energy, real estate, transportation and agricultural sectors.
Discover key insights from our recent Monarch Virtual Summit on weather and climate impacts to various industries, featuring seasoned Meteorologists Ken Mahan, Crystal Egger, Kathryn Prociv, and Jenna Lake.
Two weather-impacted industries are set for a welcomed storm system in the west, while a warmer Spring Outlook may extend a staple industry by 2 weeks! The northeast is set to experience a possible late winter wallop. Eye-popping numbers show how Greenland is changing dramatically when it comes to ice melt. And thunderstorms in the Himalayas? Check out if your business is set to thrive or needs guidance in this week’s Monarch Weather Weekly.
Monarch made a notable impact at the 2023 Disaster Expo USA in Anaheim, California last week. In an era marked by rising extreme weather events, their presentation underscored the critical importance of preparedness for both communities and businesses. Monarch showcased cutting-edge solutions that bridge meteorology and disaster preparedness, offering advanced forecasting models and real-time monitoring tools to empower disaster management professionals.