Tropical Storm Lee: New Orleans Residents Brace for Rain, Flooding

Tropical Storm Lee pounded the Gulf Coast today as it approaches New Orleans, expected to bring as much as 20 inches of pounding rain that could put levees that failed six years ago to the test. The rain has been relentless, coming down nonstop since Friday morning along with winds gusting as high as 40 miles an hour. There are tropical storm warnings in effect from Pascagoula, Miss., along the coast to Sabine Pass, Texas. There have been a number of tornado watches and warnings in the area...Full Story
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