Michelle Malkinis tracking the aftermath, note Military to step in. Of note upwards of eighty- percent of New Orleans is under water including the airports.

Communications is also hampered as two main Bellsouth internet backbones in New Orleans/Baton Rouge and Mobil are affected. I've noticed quite a few websites offline/non responsive this morning. Captain's Quarters is one of note.


This site monitors internet traffic. Currently showing reponse times greatly affected in Atlanta with over 50 percent packet loss. Atlanta hubs serve the SE U.S including La, Miss.

Nola.com is blogging the after affects, with personal stories and other good information.

Wizbang is quoting news report that the New Orleans is being evacuated, water is rising.

News reports are indicating deteriorating conditions in New Orleans.The city has been broken into sectors.

From the National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue:

Helicopters and boats are working in different areas.

Fires have broken out.
Oil and gas in the water.
Vehicles still in the streets and some are blocking storm drains.
Situation in the Super Dome is getting worse.

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