WATCH: High winds and heavy rains damage WGNO newsroom in New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (KLFY) As Hurricane Ida roared through New Orleans Sunday afternoon, heavy rains rushed into the city damaging multiple buildings and roadways, blowing the roof off a New Orleans Senior Center and unfortunately our sister station WGNO, at 1 Galleria Blvd, was not left unscathed.

A steady stream of rain poured throughout the newsroom causing significant damage.

There are no reports of any injuries.

As of 5 p.m. all of New Orleans was in the dark as Hurricane Ida beared down on the City.

According to Entergy New Orleans “catastrophic damage to (their) transmission system, caused the outage.

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