New Orleans flooding

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    This photo was part of the morning brief the Commandant of the Coast Guard received 31 August 2005. Photo shows Katrina survivors underway in a pleasure craft with interstate ramps covered in water. Water height is nearly to traffic signals!

    Please note: while this photo was used in a brief to the Commandant, there's an excellent chance the junior officer who built the brief took it off the wire. I didn't take it. It's likely copyrighted. I post it here under "fair use" and as a public service, letting you -- the public -- know about the dire situation in New Orleans.

    WhatDaveSees, Vijay Arunkumar, and 19 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. freddy KREMER 105 months ago | reply

      oh man.. that's really sad. :/

    2. Sara_Cameron 105 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing these pics, they really show what's going on.

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