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Re: now it's really serious in New Orleans

  • From: Andrew D Kirch
  • Date: Wed Aug 31 01:39:31 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 18:07 -0700, Fred Heutte wrote:
> In an running on WWL TV right now, Mayor Ray Nagin says that
> a planned sandbag drop to stop the levee breach near pump #6
> at the 17th St. Canal didn't happen and the pump has failed, so the 
> probability is that the "bowl will now be filled," meaning water will 
> flood the majority of the city including the Garden District, French 
> Quarter and CBD.  If unabated the water will go to the level of 
> Lake Pontchartrain, about 3 feet ASL, which means, for example, 
> 9 feet of water on St Charles Street.
> 
> The mayor called the missed opportunity a "blunder" and said this
> would unfold over the next 12-15 hours.
> 
> Now it's time to really worry.
> 
> fh
> 

While we're off topic, the Red Cross needs blood donations.  It wont
keep networks up, but hopefully it will keep people in need alive.  For
more information/ to locate the nearest Red Cross.  Please visit
https://www.givelife.org for the location of the nearest blood drive. 
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