Posted: Nov 11, 2009 12:10 PM by Associated Press
Updated: Nov 11, 2009 12:10 PM
Tropical Storm Ida has come ashore near Mobile Bay in southern Alabama with top sustained winds weakened to about 45 mph (75 kph).
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Ida's centerfirst touched land on Dauphin Island and was headed for the Alabamamainland later Tuesday morning.
Ida was moving northeast about 9 mph (15 kph).