Sunday, August 31, 2008

Better Evacuate in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 31 -- Emergency officials prepared Sunday for massive traffic backups as thousands of residents of New Orleans and coastal areas continued to follow mandatory evacuations ahead of Hurricane Gustav, which swelled from an already deadly tropical storm into a monster depression that was packing winds of more than 120 mph. - The Washington Post
Ray Nagin, mayor of New Orleans, called Gustav the "mother of all storms."

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