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Heavy rain in New Orleans

The current radar loop shows that Rita's rain band is dropping heavy rains onto New Orleans, which will compound the five feet of flooding that has already taken place earlier this morning.
Radar as of Saturday morning
Radar as of Saturday morning
The storm is rotating and the heavy rain band will eventually move further north and then sweep around into Texas. The red color is 'heavy rain' according to the radar map legend.
flooding 24.Sep.2005 10:35


according to the latest report, parts of New Orleans are now once again under 8 feet of water