Mississippi under hurricane watch

MIAMI (AP) - A hurricane watch has been issued for coastal Louisiana and Mississippi as Hurricane Ida begins making its way through the Gulf of Mexico toward the United States. Ida could reach the northern Gulf Coast by Tuesday.

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday morning that the watch stretches from Grand Isle, La., to the Mississippi-Alabama state line. The watch means hurricane conditions are possible within 36 hours.

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