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Tropical Storm Gustav On Track to Louisiana?

Natural Disaster Tropical Storm Gustav 2008

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#41 Sinister Dexter

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Posted 01 September 2008 - 06:26 PM

BBC News tracks Gustav.
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#42 offworlder

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Posted 02 September 2008 - 09:47 AM

i cant believe how city-crazy the tv news are; everything this morning was NewOrleans, NewO , NewO, dodged, missed, canal, levees, and Mayor Nagin on the tv interview; nothing on Houma and LakeCharles; didnt see their mayors on; didnt see the rain-drenched Louisiana; you know Louisiana is more than just NewO dont we all know?
(and more surprising; didnt see any oil or gas platforms on the tv news this am.) they'r not any story either?
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#43 Rhea

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Posted 02 September 2008 - 11:16 AM

This is amusing:

http://news.yahoo.co...ghLLqvuKHWs0NUE

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The city's improved levee system helped avert a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, which flooded most of the city, and officials got an assist from a disorganized and weakened Gustav, which came ashore about 72 miles southwest of the city Monday morning. Eight deaths were attributed to the storm in the U.S. after it killed at least 94 people across the Caribbean.

What saved New Orleans is that this landed as a Cat. 2 instead of a Cat. 5.  :wacko:
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#44 Nick

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Posted 02 September 2008 - 11:22 AM

Weeeeeeelll . . . there's that, but it's also because the levees held.  It wasn't the stronger winds that wrecked New Orleans, it was the storm surge and the levee breaches that both let the water in and slowed it's natural flowing out when the surge receeded.



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