CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII, will create CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to serve as the CBS Corporation’s central broadcast center. […]
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
What should the Republicans do with their convention if the big storm hits New Orleans? Why not seize the chance to explain how they can help it recover?
Isaac is already having a major effect on the Republican National Convention in Tampa, which was supposed to get underway today.
Our computer models continue in a westward shift with the track of Tropical Storm this morning. Yesterday, models leaned towards taking the storm into the FL panhandle. Today, they seem to be favoring a track into Louisiana. There is still a great deal of uncertainty with the eventual outcome of landfall…somewhere between Pensacola FL and New Orleans Early Wed AM. How strong? Cat 2 likely. 100+ mph…but could be stronger depending upon the track and the depth of the warm water the storm tracks over. Cat 3 can not be ruled out. Storm Surge will be dependent upon the strength of the storm as seas/waves become bigger with deeper pressure falls and stronger winds. Where ever this storm hits it will come with significant storm surge flooding and damaging winds. All of this happening on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The path into New Orleans is the worst direction a hurricane can take for the city 6 feet under sea level. Levees could be tested again. All we can do is hope for a shift to the East…but then Mobile, Biloxi and Pensacola are the target. Answers to strength, track, surge, impact will come in the coming days. For now…all we can do is monitor.
Click play to see a Jay Talking Travel Blog. It’s hot time in the old city of New Orleans.
See why you should book your 2013 Mardi Grqa trip now.
From New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward to the Mississippi coast, people hit hard by Hurricane Katrina are paying homage to those killed by the storm’s devastation.
Associated Press correspondent Bill Fuller ion New Orleans speaks with WBZ’s Deb Lawler.
The 2014 Super Bowl will be held in New Jersey and it won’t be indoors. NFL owners have voted to put the championship game in the new $1.6 billion Meadowlands stadium that’s about to become […]