kinda nerdy for us storm watchers, but here's a new thing that is just coming out....

US Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Production Impact Estimate for Hurricane Katrina

http://hurricane.methaz.org/hurapak/AAL122005_gomex_oil.html

here's new orleans folks watching and waiting...
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1471674/posts?q=1&&page=91#comment