CNN sums things up with the lede: The levees held. The power grid did not. Millions of those in Ida’s path are out of power and could be out of luck for days, if not weeks. “Officials say electricity might not be restored to some areas for a month.”

+ “As of early Monday, 216 substations, 207 transmission lines and more than 2,000 miles of transmission lines were out of service.” Hit by Ida, New Orleans faces weeks without power.

+ Ida Leveled The Karnofsky Shop, Louis Armstrong’s Second Home.

+ Man attacked by alligator in flooded Louisiana waters after Hurricane Ida.