One Year Later…

What did Mayor Ray Nagin do? Didn’t bother to get his people out
because school buses weren’t good enough for them.
What did Kathleen BLANK-o do? Failed to call in the national guard, forgetting it was HER job even after the President begged her to do so. A bill this year to allow the President to federalize troops for natural disasters (in circumvention of posse comitatus) it was shot down by the democrats. Guess it’s still too much fun to blame Bush than to actually take responsibility.

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA

413 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2005



...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE KATRINA CONTINUES TO APPROACH THE

MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA...

...DEVASTATING DAMAGE EXPECTED...



MOST OF THE AREA WILL BE UNINHABITABLE FOR WEEKS...PERHAPS LONGER. AT

LEAST ONE HALF OF WELL CONSTRUCTED HOMES WILL HAVE ROOF AND WALL

FAILURE. ALL GABLED ROOFS WILL FAIL...LEAVING THOSE HOMES SEVERELY

DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.



THE MAJORITY OF INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS WILL BECOME NON FUNCTIONAL.

PARTIAL TO COMPLETE WALL AND ROOF FAILURE IS EXPECTED. ALL WOOD

FRAMED LOW RISING APARTMENT BUILDINGS WILL BE DESTROYED. CONCRETE

BLOCK LOW RISE APARTMENTS WILL SUSTAIN MAJOR DAMAGE...INCLUDING SOME

WALL AND ROOF FAILURE.



HIGH RISE OFFICE AND APARTMENT BUILDINGS WILL SWAY DANGEROUSLY...A

FEW TO THE POINT OF TOTAL COLLAPSE. ALL WINDOWS WILL BLOW OUT.



AIRBORNE DEBRIS WILL BE WIDESPREAD...AND MAY INCLUDE HEAVY ITEMS SUCH

AS HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES AND EVEN LIGHT VEHICLES. SPORT UTILITY

VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS WILL BE MOVED. THE BLOWN DEBRIS WILL CREATE

ADDITIONAL DESTRUCTION. PERSONS...PETS...AND LIVESTOCK EXPOSED TO THE

WINDS WILL FACE CERTAIN DEATH IF STRUCK.



POWER OUTAGES WILL LAST FOR WEEKS...AS MOST POWER POLES WILL BE DOWN

AND TRANSFORMERS DESTROYED. WATER SHORTAGES WILL MAKE HUMAN SUFFERING

INCREDIBLE BY MODERN STANDARDS.



THE VAST MAJORITY OF NATIVE TREES WILL BE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. ONLY

THE HEARTIEST WILL REMAIN STANDING...BUT BE TOTALLY DEFOLIATED. FEW

CROPS WILL REMAIN. LIVESTOCK LEFT EXPOSED TO THE WINDS WILL BE

KILLED.



AN INLAND HURRICANE WIND WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR

HURRICANE FORCE...OR FREQUENT GUSTS AT OR ABOVE HURRICANE FORCE...ARE

POSSIBLE WITHIN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.



LAZ038-040-050-056>070-MSZ080>082-290300-

ASSUMPTION-HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-LIVINGSTON-LOWER JEFFERSON-

LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-LOWER TERREBONNE-

ORLEANS-ST. CHARLES-ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-ST. TAMMANY-

TANGIPAHOA-UPPER JEFFERSON-UPPER LAFOURCHE-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-

UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-

413 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2005



...INLAND HURRICANE WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT...



HURRICANE KATRINA CONTINUES TO APPROACH THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM

FORCE WINDS ARE CURRENTLY MOVING INTO THE COASTAL MARSHES AND WILL

PERSIST FOR THE NEXT 26 TO 28 HOURS. HURRICANE FORCE WINDS WILL

ONSET AROUND MIDNIGHT NEAR THE COAST AND BY 3 AM CLOSER TO THE NEW

ORLEANS METRO AREA AND PERSIST FOR 9 TO 15 HOURS. MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS

AROUND 175 MPH ARE LIKELY IN THE WARNED AREA BY DAYBREAK MONDAY.



DO NOT VENTURE OUTDOORS ONCE TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ONSET!



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LAZ034>037-039-046>049-MSZ068>071-077-290300-

AMITE-ASCENSION-EAST BATON ROUGE-EAST FELICIANA-IBERVILLE-

PEARL RIVER-PIKE-POINTE COUPEE-ST. HELENA-WALTHALL-WASHINGTON-

WEST BATON ROUGE-WEST FELICIANA-WILKINSON-

413 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2005



...INLAND HURRICANE WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT...



HURRICANE KATRINA CONTINUES TO APPROACH THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM

FORCE WINDS ARE CURRENTLY MOVING INTO THE COASTAL MARSHES AND WILL

SREAD NORTHWESTWARD INTO THE GREATER BATON ROUGE AREA AND

SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI LATER THIS EVENING. TROPICAL STORM FORCE

WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO ONSET AROUND 9 PM TONIGHT AND PERSIST

FOR 22 TO 26 HOURS. HURRICANE FORCE WINDS WILL ONSET AROUND

DAYBREAK AND PERSIST FOR ABOUT 5 TO 10 HOURS. MAXIMUM WIND

GUSTS OF 80 TO 90 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN EAST-CENTRAL LOUISIANA

AND SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI.



DO NOT VENTURE OUTDOORS ONCE TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ONSET!
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