Tropical Storm Nicholas batters Texas' Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Nicholas batters Texas’ Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Nicholas is battering Texas’ Gulf Coast after making landfall as a hurricane earlier Tuesday morning. The National Hurricane Center is warning the storm could bring life-threatening flash flooding and storm surges to the area. Jason Allen from CBSN…

U.S. Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Ida rescues

U.S. Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Ida rescues

The U.S. Coast Guard is standing by in several states as Hurricane Ida lashes the Gulf Coast. But some officials are worried they may not be able to begin rescue services until the storm passes. Vice Admiral Steven Poulin, commander…

How COVID is creating a challenge during Hurricane Ida

How COVID is creating a challenge during Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida is challenging Louisiana hospitals as they’re already filled to capacity from a surge of COVID-19. Louisiana State University Associate professor Dr. Stephen Brierre joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss the challenges he’s facing. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7…

Weather forecaster explains what's fueling Hurricane Ida after it made landfall

Weather forecaster explains what’s fueling Hurricane Ida after it made landfall

Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center in Florida, joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to explain why Hurricane Ida hasn’t lost strength despite making landfall in Louisiana earlier in the day as a Category 4 storm packing maximum sustained winds…

FEMA administrator on Hurricane Ida: "The threat has not passed yet"

FEMA administrator on Hurricane Ida: “The threat has not passed yet”

Deanne Criswell, the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss how the U.S. government is responding to Hurricane Ida. She said that resources might be needed to facilitate evacuations and step in to help communities that…

Louisiana hospitals brace for aftermath of Hurricane Ida amid COVID-19 surge

Louisiana hospitals brace for aftermath of Hurricane Ida amid COVID-19 surge

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm Sunday afternoon. Many hospitals in the area were unable to evacuate, and are instead riding out what’s being called an “extremely dangerous” storm. Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy joins CBSN’s…

Biden says Hurricane Ida "will be a life-threatening storm"

Biden says Hurricane Ida “will be a life-threatening storm”

President Biden visited FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Sunday as Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana, and said federal resources will be available to help. “This will be a devastating, devastating hurricane — this will be a life-threatening storm,” Mr. Biden…

Tropical Storm Ida expected to strengthen into hurricane ahead of landfall in U.S.

Tropical Storm Ida expected to strengthen into hurricane ahead of landfall in U.S.

As Tropical Storm Ida approaches the Gulf Coast, CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli warns New Orleans residents they should be preparing for a Category 3 hurricane. He joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to explain. CBSN is CBS News’…