The Caesars Superdome in New Orleans has reportedly made it through the wrath of Hurricane Ida without sustaining any major damage.
“[VP of Stadiums for ASM Global Doug] Thornton said Superdome staff conducted a walk-through damage assessment this morning and initially found only one ‘little window leak.’”
The Superdome appears to have survived #HurricaneIda without any major structural damage, said Doug Thornton, the VP of stadiums for ASM Global. Thornton said Superdome staff conducted a walk-through damage assessment this morning & initially found only one “little window leak.”
— Jeff Duncan (@JeffDuncan_) August 30, 2021
This is great news for the Superdome, but it doesn’t overshadow the devastation that Ida has caused and will continue to inflict on the region.
The storm is the second-most intense one to strike Louisiana behind only Hurricane Katrina, and knocked out power for virtually the entire city of New Orleans. At least one person has died as a direct result of Ida.
The Saints, meanwhile, are currently practicing in Dallas as the NFL monitors the situation regarding the team’s home opener against the Green Bay Packers on September 12.
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