The New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is asking all residents who do not evacuate to shelter in place for Hurricane Ida. She claims it’s too late to implement contraflow. Contraflow is when highways are reversed so that people can leave the city. Typically, 8 hours is all that is needed to implement contraflow. Cantrell made the announcement yesterday!
Is this the next Katrina?
Cantrell called a press conference on Friday after Hurricane Ida’s forecast continued to strengthen. It is now forecast to make landfall west of New Orleans as a Cat. 4 storm.
“Time is not on our side. The City can not issue a mandatory evacuation because we do not have time.”
The mayor is asking that all New Orleans residents who don’t evacuate to shelter in place no later than midnight Saturday night.
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