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Out of the Blue

Reports of evacuations in New Orleans due to Tropical Storm Isaac certainly bring back scary memories, especially with the predictions it may be a hurricane when it finds land some time tomorrow. I was surprised to realize by way of the news about this that Wednesday is the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, as it seems more recent than that. Here's hoping that all the time that's passed has been used to better protect that area from the possible ravages of the storm.

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3. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 27, 2012, 12:36 1badmf
 
i read somewhere that silt deposit has raised the level of the river above ground level in some parts of the city and the levees are the only thing holding the water back. they can reinforce the levees, but nothing is indestructible, and when the rest energy of a system is to deluge the surrounding area, it's a disaster waiting to happen which is what happened in '05. that said, i'm pretty sure the levees have been reinforced to survive another katrina, which was way more powerful than this storm, but there's not much they can do about the storm surge that accompanies every hurricane. shouldn't be too bad though since this appears to be a weaker hurricane.  
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