Isaac storm surge tops levee in Plaquemines Parish

posted at 8:41 am on August 29, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

After making its first landfall yesterday, Hurricane Isaac moved back out into the Gulf of Mexico briefly.  This morning it returned, and the surge topped a levee in Plaquemines Parish, trapping people in their homes and causing flooding:

The center of Hurricane Isaac made a second landfall over Port Fourchon, La., early Wednesday, overtopping a levee southeast of New Orleans, knocking down trees and cutting power to more than 400,000 homes.

There were no reports of injuries as dawn broke over the Gulf Coast area. Property damage reports were just beginning to come in. There were scattered reports of people stranded in their homes by rising water in the New Orleans area.

“I’ve got a four-by-four hole in my roof, several pieces in the front yard, the back wall of my house moved a couple of feet, and with each gust of wind, it’s like you’re breathing in and out,” William Harold “Billy” Nungesser, president of Plaquemines Parish, told “Good Morning America.”

Nungesser said some people are stranded in the flood.

The only good news in this case is that the levee was apparently not part of the Army Corps of Engineers project to strengthen levees after Katrina.  The levee in question was a local one, and the other levees reinforced after the 2005 disaster appear to be holding up well.  Hopefully that remains the case, because the eye of the storm is only 50 miles out of New Orleans.  Winds are at a Category 1 level of 80 miles per hour at the moment, and if Isaac doesn’t bounce out to the Gulf again, it shouldn’t get worse.  The weather service still expects surges to hit between 6-12 feet in Louisiana and Mississippi, even at this strength.

Fox has this report from the ground:


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Is there anything dumber then reporters standing in a Hurricane telling is its windy.

rob verdi on August 29, 2012 at 8:44 AM

No problem just throw a few more billion down there that’ll fix it.

bgibbs1000 on August 29, 2012 at 8:45 AM

Good luck to the people there.

AZCoyote on August 29, 2012 at 8:46 AM

Prayers coming

cmsinaz on August 29, 2012 at 8:49 AM

Good luck to the people there. I’m sure if there’s any problems with the response it will amazingly by the media be all Jindal’s fault while Obama runs around trying to buy votes. They never miss a chance to be Democrat hacks.

gsherin on August 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Bush caused it.

they lie on August 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM

About the whole building cities well below sea level thing…

changer1701 on August 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Luckily after the last hurricane that came through New Orleans….
They filled in the low spots and then built upon it…

Oh wait…..

Electrongod on August 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM

I’m waiting for the lsm outrage of dear leader campaigning while this is happening ……

Yeah i know

cmsinaz on August 29, 2012 at 8:51 AM

Can they send Geraldo and Shep down to stand in the storm again?

Please? I enjoyed that.

kingsjester on August 29, 2012 at 8:51 AM

I wish them well, but I did read that they ignored an evacuation order. I’ve never lived in a flood zone but if I was told to get the hell out, I’d get the hell out. Of course, I have family nearby that I can move in with and irritate, so I wouldn’t be that motivated to stay. I’d definitely take my dog with us. The cats can fend for themselves. How long can you tread water, kitty?

swinia sutki on August 29, 2012 at 8:54 AM

Is there anything dumber then reporters standing in a Hurricane telling is its windy.

rob verdi on August 29, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Yes, people being told to evacuate and they don’t…every person “stranded” was told to leave, and they didn’t.
They weren’t “stranded”, they chose to be there.

right2bright on August 29, 2012 at 8:56 AM

About the whole building cities well below sea level thing…

changer1701 on August 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM

By Jove! I think you’ve got it – maybe instead of wasting millions rebuilding in flood prone areas they move those people to higher ground and leave the flood plains to .. Flooding.

Problem solved, money saved – but I wager that makes too much sense to bureaucratic mentalities.

Colbyjack on August 29, 2012 at 8:59 AM

Can they send Geraldo and Shep down to stand in the storm again?

Please? I enjoyed that.

kingsjester on August 29, 2012 at 8:51 AM

Why not Olbermann? He’s looking to get back in show business. And his laquered hair should protect him from most of the storm damage.

Maddie on August 29, 2012 at 8:59 AM

Isaac storm surge tops levee in Plaquemines Parish

Plaquemines Parish was under mandatory evacuation. That tempers my concern for those trapped in their homes. Also Parish President Billy Nungesser noted that this was likely to happen yesterday.

Happy Nomad on August 29, 2012 at 8:59 AM

Why did the President steer that Hurricane into those Democrats backyards?

Does the President hate black people?

Did he order the levees breached or blown up?

Said the media about BUSH…….but will say about OBAMA, NEVER.

PappyD61 on August 29, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Is there anything dumber then reporters standing in a Hurricane telling is its windy.

rob verdi on August 29, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Yes, people being told to evacuate and they don’t…every person “stranded” was told to leave, and they didn’t.
They weren’t “stranded”, they chose to be there.

right2bright on August 29, 2012 at 8:56 AM

THIS!

Happy Nomad on August 29, 2012 at 9:01 AM

They live below sea level AND they ignore an evacuation order. Okay.

SouthernGent on August 29, 2012 at 9:02 AM

I want to know why the President isn’t down there on the ground putting sandbags on those levees personally.

It shows he is OUT OF TOUCH.

And is he still out on the road campaigning and raising cash while his fellow Americans suffer?

The President is heartless and cold and unfeeling.

Why does the President hate his fellow Americans?

Said the media about Bush constantly…..but will be said about Obama NEVER.

Bias? Media bias? What media bias?

PappyD61 on August 29, 2012 at 9:02 AM

So basically, what’s happened with every hurricane is happening with this one. People decide to stay, get trapped by flooding, make the nightly news.

Good to know.

Dominion on August 29, 2012 at 9:03 AM

A couple of local live NOLA TV news streams:

http://www.wwltv.com/live-stream/exempt

http://www.fox8live.com/category/235642/watch-fox8live

whatcat on August 29, 2012 at 9:04 AM

I want to know why the President isn’t down there on the ground putting sandbags on those levees personally.

Must be too busy focusing like a laser on jobs.

Happy Nomad on August 29, 2012 at 9:04 AM

So basically, what’s happened with every hurricane is happening with this one.

Dominion on August 29, 2012 at 9:03 AM

Pretty much. This is a nasty storm but hardly unprecedented. Just after I moved to New Orleans they had one of the many “100 year storms” they get down there. It was raining an inch an hour for nearly a day. I don’t care where you live, no drainage system can handle that volume.

Happy Nomad on August 29, 2012 at 9:07 AM

Well we shall see how the obamanation administration helps these ppl. Everyone knows Bush blew it big……..Maybe Bari can personally stop by in the royal helicopter to pick up stranded ppl, for a campaign donation from FEMA EBT cards…………//////

angrymike on August 29, 2012 at 9:12 AM

hang in there folks.

ted c on August 29, 2012 at 9:14 AM

Perhaps right now we could pray for the people caught in the storm, however they managed it. When the sun returns, we can assign blame.

tngmv on August 29, 2012 at 9:18 AM

Isaac went back into the gulf and then made a second landfall? Those guys in Barry’s White House still haven’t figured out how to operate the Karl Rove Weather Machine.

Bigfoot on August 29, 2012 at 9:19 AM

I’m glad Obama was able to suppress the storm so it didn’t get above Cat 1

tomas on August 29, 2012 at 9:19 AM

Watching Shep Smith getting buffeted by the wind and the rain is the next best thing to having him in a dunk tank.

Too bad Geraldo doesn’t “report” on hurricanes anymore.

steebo77 on August 29, 2012 at 9:20 AM

Isaac went back into the gulf and then made a second landfall? Those guys in Barry’s White House still haven’t figured out how to operate the Karl Rove Weather Machine.

Bigfoot on August 29, 2012 at 9:19 AM

no…the OTHER north button, not the south button dammit!

ted c on August 29, 2012 at 9:21 AM

I’m waiting for the lsm outrage of dear leader campaigning while this is happening ……

Yeah i know

cmsinaz on August 29, 2012 at 8:51 AM

…not to worry though!…they will cover the storm like a glove…so they have a reason to put the Republican convention coverage to the side.

KOOLAID2 on August 29, 2012 at 9:22 AM

The only good news in this case is that the levee was apparently not part of the Army Corps of Engineers project to strengthen levees after Katrina. The levee in question was a local one, and the other levees reinforced after the 2005 disaster appear to be holding up well.

Remember an important distinction: When a levee is overtopped, that doesn’t mean it’s not holding up well. It means that it wasn’t as high as the water.

Hopes and prayers to the people of Louisiana and Mississippi.

bgoldman on August 29, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Don’t worry about the folks in Plaquemines all that much.

Plaquemines is not New Orleans, it’s the parish that makes the southernmost end of the state, stretching out into the gulf.

Local levee overtopping and flooding is a not all that uncommon occurrence in storms and it’s more the presence of the out of town media that is making the news rather than the event itself.

Those that stay down there are mostly fishermen, river pilots and the refinery caretakers who have to stay even in the face of a mandatory evacuation. These folks have been dealing with water in the parish forever and it’s never going to change.

I’ve lost count of how many times Venice and Pointe a la Hache have been wiped out.

Google or bing up a map of Plaquemines, there’s basically only two roads in the entire parish. This is a pretty localized event, affecting about 150 people max.

As the storm pushes water into Barataria Bay, it’ll probably push water over the West Bank levee in Myrtle Grove where the houses are up 15 feet or so. Jesuit Bend will probably get hit hard, but again, those folks are used it it.

Please remember, overtopping and breaching are two completely different events. If a levee breaches or fails, worry about folks, overtopping is not all that serious an issue.

Jason Coleman on August 29, 2012 at 9:28 AM

Maybe the need to dig down a little and put those houses a little lower? Oh, and maybe they should just spend another couple hundred billion trying to make unlivable land, partially livable.

Idiots.

KMC1 on August 29, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Is there anything dumber then reporters standing in a Hurricane telling is its windy.

rob verdi on August 29, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Ron White:

There was a guy down in Florida who said that, at the age of 53 years old, he was in good enough physical condition to withstand the wind, rain and hail of a force-3 hurricane. Now, let me explain somethin’ to ya: it isn’t that the wind is blowin’, it’s what the wind is blowin’. If you get hit by a Volvo, it doesn’t matter how many sit-ups you did that morning. If you have a “Yield” sign in your spleen, joggin’ don’t really come into play. “I can run 25 miles without stopping.” “You’re bleedin’.”

pain train on August 29, 2012 at 9:39 AM

it strikes me that the majesty wants the poor in new Orleans to die and suffer from this storm just so they can use it as a cudgel against republicans.

that is incredibly ghoulish.

tom daschle concerned on August 29, 2012 at 9:55 AM

majesty=msm

stupid android auto correct…

tom daschle concerned on August 29, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Oh, goody, lets make this Obundler’s Katrina moment. He is jetting around picking up checks so he could do a fly over, too. See, this is how it would work, tho, the msm would praise him for being caring while the vile repubs are partying up in Tampa.

Kissmygrits on August 29, 2012 at 9:56 AM

“I can run 25 miles without stopping.”
pain train on August 29, 2012 at 9:39 AM

He should have run 25 miles north, would have left Isaac in the dust.

whatcat on August 29, 2012 at 9:57 AM

Thoughts and prayers to those in Issac’s path. Also, if you haven’t done so already, please consider a donation to relief agencies in the area. (Red Cross, Salvation Army, or a host of others.)

fortcoins on August 29, 2012 at 10:02 AM

The closest I ever want to come to a hurricane were the remnants of Hurricane Ike that blew through Kentucky on September 14, 2008.

Although what remained of the center was about 300 miles east of us, we had six hours of winds as high as 82 m.p.h., I believe. We went out into the backyard and watched limbs snapping off of trees all around us.

When we went for a walk, just to see it, we had to hide behind a car, because black-walnuts were flying off of trees and hitting us.

Ike was enough for me. I don’t ever want to go through a “live” hurricane.

KyMouse on August 29, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Checking the Leftists’ tweets to see if this is God’s judgment on NOLA.

/

mankai on August 29, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Thoughts and prayers to those in Issac’s path. Also, if you haven’t done so already, please consider a donation to relief agencies in the area. (Red Cross, Salvation Army, or a host of others.)

fortcoins on August 29, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Never donate to the red cross.The Salvation Army is the best choice…

sandee on August 29, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Is there anything dumber then reporters standing in a Hurricane telling is its windy.

Yes. On any local newscast at 11/10 pm, you’ll have a reporter standing outside some government building talking about a city council or school board meeting that actually ended before the 7/6 pm newscast, as if remaining/returning to stand there somehow lent credibility to the report of what happened hours before. This is something the Daily Show eviscerates with its “reporters” standing in front of a green screen with a Chroma-key of Paris, Beijing, Teheran, or whatever.

The Monster on August 29, 2012 at 10:15 AM

BREAKING:

WH Tweet

Unidentified person seen using water hose attempting to raise floodwaters over levee; un-named sources say resembled someone from the Bush family

BobMbx on August 29, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Why not Olbermann? He’s looking to get back in show business. And his laquered hair should protect him from most of the storm damage.

Maddie on August 29, 2012 at 8:59 AM

One stern “Sir!” addressed to the winds by Olbermann likely could turn back the storm. He still thinks.

de rigueur on August 29, 2012 at 10:55 AM

“There were no reports of injuries” should we expect them from the media ?

democratsarefools on August 29, 2012 at 11:15 AM

BREAKING:

WH Tweet

Unidentified person seen using water hose attempting to raise floodwaters over levee; un-named sources say resembled someone from the Bush family

BobMbx on August 29, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Wait! Then who was that creeping around the base of the levee with a fistful of dynamite?

de rigueur on August 29, 2012 at 11:20 AM

Yes, people being told to evacuate and they don’t…every person “stranded” was told to leave, and they didn’t.
They weren’t “stranded”, they chose to be there.

right2bright on August 29, 2012 at 8:56 AM

This +eleventy.

When you are told to go, go. Period.

Shump on August 29, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Yes, people being told to evacuate and they don’t…every person “stranded” was told to leave, and they didn’t.
They weren’t “stranded”, they chose to be there.

right2bright on August 29, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Obviously these people have been denied access to Twitter, Facebook, and other social media by the GOP.

Expecting legislation for government-funded social network access.

BobMbx on August 29, 2012 at 11:37 AM

Yes, they should have bugged out when they were told to – if they didn’t have resources to get to a hotel upstate, there were shelters they could have gone to. And pretty much every parish had a pickup plan – if all else failed they would come and get you. No excuse for staying.

About the sea level thing: New Orleans is as far upriver as we can be and still be a deep water port, and our port is an important part of the national economy; not to mention the refineries, chemical plants, etc. The whole city is not below sea level, only parts of it. For example, my neighborhood isn’t flooded; that’s true of quite a lot of the metro area. And for all the griping about the “below sea level” thing, why isn’t there similar commentary about people who live in tornado alley, or places near fault lines, or places where massive fires occur with disturbing regularity? The outrage seems very selective to me.

Laura Curtis on August 29, 2012 at 11:39 AM

Rains fall, winds blow, things get wet and damaged.

I’ll take the SoCal earthquakes every single time. But I’ll tell you this, if it were possible to see a major earthquake coming several days off, and an evacuation order were given, most people wouldn’t be there when it hit. I know why folks in Hurrican Alley don’t leave; the odds against massive damage are decent. The problem is choosing to take that gamble. Winning means you get to take the gamble again the next time, while losing means, YOU LOSE.

I pray God’s grace for those affected, but I can still question the judgement of those who risk life and limb for no good reason, costing resources, money, and the work of others to rescue and repair.

Freelancer on August 29, 2012 at 11:46 AM

Is there anything dumber then reporters standing in a Hurricane telling is its windy.

Yes. On any local newscast at 11/10 pm, you’ll have a reporter standing outside some government building talking about a city council or school board meeting that actually ended before the 7/6 pm newscast, as if remaining/returning to stand there somehow lent credibility to the report of what happened hours before. This is something the Daily Show eviscerates with its “reporters” standing in front of a green screen with a Chroma-key of Paris, Beijing, Teheran, or whatever.

The Monster on August 29, 2012 at 10:15 AM

I really enjoyed the Fox reporter yesterday who told us all in detail about the No Parking sign that was leaning to one side.

Hard-hitting journalism there.

trigon on August 29, 2012 at 11:52 AM

I’m sitting outside Slidell right now watching the swamp rise. My neighbor flooded extensively during Katrina. Waiting to see what happens when the wind changes direction. All the levee work around New Orleans may put more water around us.

Aplombed on August 29, 2012 at 11:52 AM

Of course no one wants to see this be a big storm but good grief, listening to these reporters is torture. I realize it is hard to fill up hours with nothing but anticipation and possibilities but I don’t get it. I also don’t think much of an employer who would send their employees out in dangerous conditions just for a visual. Although I did laugh when Geraldo got blown of his feet.

Cindy Munford on August 29, 2012 at 12:10 PM

Aplombed on August 29, 2012 at 11:52 AM

Take care and please keep us updated if you can!

Cindy Munford on August 29, 2012 at 12:11 PM

THE TRUTH BEHIND HURRICANE KATRINA:
President Bush was not at fault. The two main culprits behind the Katrina disaster were Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco (Democrat) and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Democrat).

By state and federal law, the fedl gummint was not allowed to come in and help until asked to do so by Gov Blanco (Democrat). The criminally incompetent Gov Blaco (Democrat) delayed and dithered for days, creating a fatal delay in federal assistance.

Louisiana politics is far more corrupt and cynical than most areas of the USA, except for Chicago & Illinois. Everyone knew that when they voted for Gov Blanco (Democrat) they were really voting for her husband, ex-felon Raymond Blanco. Gov Blanco (Democrat) didn’t do anything except by direction of her husband. When Katrina struck Louisiana, Raymond Blanco was in Europe or some other ThirdWorld hell-hole. She burned up the phone lines, asking her husband what to do. Raymond Blanco (ex-felon) told her NOT to bring in FEMA and the rest of the feds because then the recovery would be seen as a Republican victory and would reflect badly on the Democrat Party. Pretty sick, huh?

As for the despicable New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Democrat), his incompetence and inaction directly caused the deaths of all the people who died in new Orleans. He is a mass-murderer. The key part of the New Orleans mnandatory evacuation disaster plan involved using all of the New Orleans school buses and transit buses to evacuate the city’s residents. But since Mayor Ray Nagin (Democrat) was too busy stealing public funds, partying and hurling racist epithets against the city’s non-black residents, he never bothered utilizing this key portion of the disaster plan. The buses went un-used and the city’s residents drowned.

CatchAll on August 29, 2012 at 1:02 PM

By the way, I live here in SE Louisiana. All your prayers and well wishes for us Louisianans are greatly appreciated.

Please especially keep the people of Plaquemines Parish in your thoughts and prayers. And yes, they should have evacuated.

The two heroes of this disaster are the father & son team, the Sheffers (sp?) who have rescued approximately 75 people trapped by high waters over on the East Bank, using their fishing boat. The Sheffers operate a fishing & hunting guide service. After this is over, please stop back by to visit. Show your support and patronize the Sheffers. I’ll bet they got a damn good recipe for Redfish On The Half-Shell.

Thank You et Merci Beaucoups

CatchAll on August 29, 2012 at 1:11 PM

TAMPA, Fla. — Yahoo News has fired Washington bureau chief David Chalian after he was caught on a hot-mic during an online video broadcast today saying that Mitt Romney and his wife Ann had no problem with African Americans suffering as a result of Hurricane Isaac, a source familiar with the situation tells POLITICO.

J_Crater on August 29, 2012 at 1:47 PM

The two heroes of this disaster are the father & son team, the Sheffers (sp?) who have rescued approximately 75 people trapped by high waters over on the East Bank, using their fishing boat. The Sheffers operate a fishing & hunting guide service. After this is over, please stop back by to visit. Show your support and patronize the Sheffers. I’ll bet they got a damn good recipe for Redfish On The Half-Shell.

Thank You et Merci Beaucoups

CatchAll on August 29, 2012 at 1:11 PM

Ditto. I’ll likely get my dad a fishing trip with them for Christmas. We’re high and dry in Metairie, but praying for Plaquemines. By the way, wth is redfish on the half shell? Oyster stuffed redfish?

Laura Curtis on August 29, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Never mind, gimf…

Laura Curtis on August 29, 2012 at 2:00 PM

I’m sitting outside Slidell right now watching the swamp rise. My neighbor flooded extensively during Katrina. Waiting to see what happens when the wind changes direction. All the levee work around New Orleans may put more water around us.

Aplombed on August 29, 2012 at 11:52 AM

Just said a prayer for you, my friend. I live about 20 miles west of you in Mandeville. While I imagine they’re drinking Hurricanes down to Ruby’s Roadhouse, I reckon I’m not going to leave my home to check it out.

We still have power but with a minute or two intermittent outage every hour or so. My internets is still up. Cell is out and has been since yesterday. WTH? If all I have to gripe about is re-setting the clocks every so often then I am truly grateful.

My friend & co-worker Michelle lives in Slidell off of Fremaux. She emailed that their power has been out since this morning. They had a big ol’ oak come down across their driveway and now they are blocked in. They had some wind-driven minor flooding too.

Stay safe & dry. Don’t do anything crazy – one of my friends sent me a pic of his wife & him rollerblading with a bedsheet for a sail! Been listening to John Osterland on 99.5FM – doing a great job with round the clock reporting.

CatchAll on August 29, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Clearly this is all Bush’s fault.

kens on August 29, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Laura – For shame, you don’t know Redfish On The Half Shell!

When you whack up dat Redfeeesh, you cut da two fillets off but don’t scale it. Trim off the bony belly meat. Fire up the charcoal grill. Slather olive oil on da meat side of da fillets, sprinkle you some Tony Chachere’s or Louisiana brand Cajun Spice, chuck it on da grill scale-side down. Num num num, dat good eatin’ right dere, cher!

HURRICANE RECIPE – NEW ORLEANS STYLE
1 oz light rum
1 oz dark rum
1 oz 151 rum
3 oz Orange Juice
1/2 oz Grenadine
crushed ice

Serve in a Hurricane Glass (funkadelic-color plastic glasses are two for $3 bucks at Winn-Dixie right now, comes with curly-cue straw too. C’est tout!)

Catch

CatchAll on August 29, 2012 at 2:14 PM

Just great – new evac orders, now in LaPlace, due to lake flooding. This is clear on the opposite side of the metro area as Plaquemines Parish. http://www.wwltv.com/news/local/st-john/Subdivisions-in-LaPlace-being-evacuated-167868605.html

Laura Curtis on August 29, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Why did the President steer that Hurricane into those Democrats backyards?

Does the President hate black people?

Did he order the levees breached or blown up?

Said the media about BUSH…….but will say about OBAMA, NEVER.

PappyD61 on August 29, 2012 at 9:00 AM

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Funny thing… I had to dispel this crap as it came out of the mouth of the guy I use to share a cubicle with. Not just his mouth but 2 other guys that I worked closely with back then were on Bush for every MSM hyped conspiracy. I heard some such BS about Bush on a regular basis, and always when it was shear nonsense I made it my job to push those knuckle heads for ‘PROOF’.

Now with the Bozo running things nothing ever comes up; not gas prices, debt levels, unemployment… Gitmo… Not a word.

I have an office now so I may be missing the goofy drooling over Barry’s every back-stroke er something… but I doubt it. I think deep down the know he’s a loser. It was just that they couldn’t contain their MSM fueled hatred of W… Sad little people being lead around by the nose.
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RalphyBoy on August 29, 2012 at 3:18 PM

I understand that Mitt has a plane waiting for him after his convention speech so he can do an evil, callous, laugh-in-yo-face fly-over of New Orleans.

michaelthomas on August 29, 2012 at 4:55 PM

About the whole building cities well below sea level thing…

changer1701 on August 29, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Most of America’s oil and gas comes through New Orleans – so yeh, suck it

HondaV65 on August 29, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Just able to post again. Thanks for the thoughts and prayers. Made it through safe. Been trapped in the neighborhood for two days but all is well. Lost lots of shingles from the roof and the water neared Katrina levels but it has dropped.

Aplombed on August 30, 2012 at 1:56 PM