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"I can see daylight straight up from inside the Superdome," Reams reported.
National Guard troops moved people to the other side of the dome. Others were moving beneath the concrete-reinforced terrace level.
Originally posted by Gazrok
Any more updates on the Superdome status???
When I first heard about the idea of it as a shelter, I must admit a doomsday "made for TV movie" scenario was certainly the first thing that came to mind....and then I read about 6' sections of the roof being blown off, holes in the roof, rain coming in, etc. (and this was all before the worst of it hit!)....
Senator Walter Boasso of St. Bernard Parish says there is 12 feet of water in most of the parish, up to the second floor in many homes.
Reports of 3-4 feet of water in Lakeview.
Apartment building on Wright Avenue in Terrytown has collapsed with people inside, according to Jefferson Parish Sheriff Harry Lee. Rescue crews have not been able to get to the scene as of 9:30 a.m.
Karen Swensen says there is 3 feet of water downtown near the Hyatt. She reports several office windows coming out whole from buildings.