Although the damage to New Orleans will be considerable, it seems that the worst case scenario shall not come to pass. Now we can fret over the Mississippi Gulf Shore, a less hyped special place, but relatively less populated and more easily evacuated.
Eyewintness accounts are being posted on the NOLA View blog.
The company i work for insists that the bookstore must be open today, to capitalize on any possible shopping of evacuees. I’m not on the opening shift, but right now, even in Baton Rouge, no one is allowed on the streets. Morons.