Hurricane Ida: Live Webcams & Streams for Watching Landfall

NOAA Hurricane Ida.

Hurricane Ida is making landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Here’s a look at live streams and webcams that will show the storm as it makes landfall. Please note that because of unexpected technical glitches due to the weather, any stream might go down without warning.


Where to See Livestreams & Webcams from Areas in the Storm’s Path

On Twitch, HurriCams is providing live traffic cams of coastal and inland camera coverage that rotates among different regions in the area, including Lake Charles regions and more. The embed is below, but you can also see the page here if the embed isn’t working. The stream below may also periodically show a purple screen with a countdown in the bottom right corner until it resumes.

HurriCams notes that it does not accept tips or donations, and the best way to support the channel if you appreciate their coverage is by subscribing. If you want to donate cash, they note: “the only recipient(s) I can recommend would be one of the many charitable efforts and organizations that help affected countries and areas in the aftermath of one of the storms that this channel has covered. They will need it much more than I.”

On Reddit, user u/bphilly_cheesesteak created a website that has multiple tabs displaying live traffic cameras from New Orleans to Lake Charles. The website is here. It includes tabs with traffic cams for Lake Charles, Lafayette I-10, Baton Rouge, Laplace/Covington, Kenner/Metairie, New Orleans, and more. There’s also a tab to display a live radar and a tab to see energy outages. Whenever you click on a tab, it takes a moment for the live cam to load and each image temporarily will read “image unavailable” until the stream loads.

Jeff Piotrowski used to stream on Periscope. With Periscope gone, you can now follow his live streams on his YouTube channel here, called TwisterChasers.

In addition, HurricaneTrack is also offering live stream coverage on YouTube here and embedded below. The channel periodically switches to a new stream, so if the stream below is down, check the YouTube channel here. The stream switches between different camera views.


#Ida – Live Field Landfall Coverage (Part 3) August 29Follow along with Mark Sudduth live from the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Mississippi, Mark is joined by Brent Lynn and Matt, another supporter to set up remote weather and camera equipment along Mississippi and Louisiana. Today is Ida's Landfall. Full access to the remote camera streams are only for Patreons, however Mark will post…2021-08-29T14:50:28Z

The description for the stream above reads: “Follow along with Mark Sudduth live from the Gulf coast of Louisiana and Mississippi, Mark is joined by Brent Lynn and Matt, another supporter to set up remote weather and camera equipment along Mississippi and Louisiana. Full access to the remote camera streams are only for Patreons, however Mark will post and show images from them here… Streams typically last up to 12 hours, if that time limit is reached, another live stream may be started to replace it…”

Texas Storm Chasers is also providing live coverage of Hurricane Ida on YouTube.


LIVE: Tracking Hurricane IdaHurricane Ida is intensifying and heading toward the Southeast Louisiana coast. Landfall is expected Sunday evening with dangerous storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and flooding rainfall. We have crews on the ground that will be live streaming the hurricane’s landfall here on the Texas Storm Chasers YouTube channel. Make sure you’re subscribed, and you hit that…2021-08-28T20:50:45Z

If their live stream stops, you can check their YouTube channel here for a new one. Texas Storm Chasers has crews on the ground who will be live streaming the storm off and on throughout the day and evening, so you can also check their channel for new live streams from the crew. Here’s one that is currently live:


Hurricane Ida Intercept | August 29, 2021| Lockport, LAIntercepting Category 4 Hurricane Ida. Stream will try to remain up as best as possible as we await the eyewall and eye intercept! Texas Interactive Weather Radar on our website at texasstormchasers.com/radar2021-08-29T14:47:49Z

John Humphress has a stream here that shows more of the intensity of the storm. He also has a YouTube channel here called Svrweather.com that may periodically post a live stream. On the Severe Studios website, you can see links to live streams also.

The channel Aaron Jayjack Extreme Storm Chaser also has a live stream.


Live Hurricane Ida Storm ChaseJoin this channel to get access to perks: youtube.com/channel/UC8QZ-OIqfWKek1CpMvs2O3g/join2021-08-29T10:40:31Z

RiotsLiveStream on Twitch also has nine embedded streams in the New Orleans region.

In New Orleans on Bourbon Street, you can see the Cat’s Meow live stream from the balcony here.

Mike’s Weather Page on Facebook is also periodically going live.

Dr. Don’s Weather Page on YouTube also has live streams periodically. This one circles through various live cams, including one from Grand Isle.


Severe Weather UpdateEast Alabama and West Georgia2021-08-29T13:06:50Z

You can also see a map of live storm chasers here.


Live Radar Streams & News Coverage to Track the Storm

Windy.com provides a live radar of Ida’s location. You can move the map ahead in time to see the storm’s projected location, and you can press the + or – button the right to zoom in or out.

You can also see live radar coverage of Ida via NBC News’ YouTube channel below.


LIVE: Tracking Hurricane Ida | NBC NewsWatch live satellite images and an animated forecast cone of Hurricane Ida as it churns toward the Gulf Coast. » Subscribe to NBC News: nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features…2021-08-27T12:47:40Z

KHOU 11 is also providing live coverage of Ida.


Hurricane Ida forecast track, spaghetti models and satelliteHurricane Ida is edging closer to the Louisiana coastline. This is a live tropical loop of the storm. Track the storm: khou.com/article/weather/hurricane/hurricane-ida-live-updates/285-d7c83a8d-218d-462a-965a-fa0b963f262f KHOU 11 on Facebook: facebook.com/khou11 KHOU 11 on Twitter: Twitter.com/khou KHOU 11 on Instagram: Instagram.com/khou112021-08-29T04:10:34Z

WWLTV is also providing live coverage of the storm’s impact.


Live Coverage: Hurricane Ida impacting LouisianaHere's the latest on Hurricane Ida, projected to be a dangerous Category 4 hurricane at landfall Sunday. WWL-TV, New Orleans' Tegna affiliate, is covering Hurricane Ida around the clock as landfall approaches and makes landfall in Louisiana, closer to the New Orleans area than was first forecast. Latest forecast: wwltv.com/article/weather/hurricane/tropical-storm-hurricane-ida-live-latest-forecast-louisiana-landfall/289-d6ad8577-b2f5-4f2d-9d5e-82e082105b89 Subscribe to our channel for…2021-08-28T17:48:41Z

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