NEW ORLEANS - Spooked by predictions that Hurricane Gustav could grow into a Category 5 monster, an estimated 1 million people fled the Gulf Coast Saturday — even before the official order came for New Orleans residents to get out of the way of a storm taking dead aim at Louisiana.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080831/ap_on_re_us/gustav_gulf_coast

The mayor of New Orleans has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the entire city, as Hurricane Gustav bears down on the US Gulf Coast.
He called it "the storm of the century" and added: "You need to be scared".
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7590332.stm


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