By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Ida intensified with the latest advisory. Earlier in the day, Ida made landfall on the Isle of Youth as a Category 1 hurricane.

It is moving to the northwest at 15 mph with 80 mph winds.

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A hurricane watch is in place in Cameron, Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border.

Ida will move over the central Gulf of Mexico on Saturday.

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Ida is forecast to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast within the hurricane watch area on Sunday as either a Category 3 or Category 4 storm.

Dangerous storm surge is possible for the Gulf Coast depending on the tide by the time the system reaches the U.S.

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South Florida will see the fringes with breezy tropical showers.

CBSMiami.com Team