Hurricane Ida updates with WGNO news director in New Orleans

Bob Sirott

A flooded city is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in Lafitte, La. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Host Lisa Dent filled in for Bob Sirott and spoke with WGNO News Director Rick Erbach. Hurricane Ida has caused widespread damage and power outages in New Orleans. At WGNO, the news station roof was peeling off and staff had to evacuate from their newsroom. Rick gave updates on the clean-up efforts and the search and rescue teams and talked about where you can help.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)