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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.
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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