As I remember it, August 27, 2005, was a typical Saturday during hurricane season in New Orleans. The weather was hot but calm as were most people in the city and there was a storm spinning in the lower Gulf; nothing unusual about that. There had already been at least three out there so far that season none of which had come near New Orleans. We had been loosely monitoring the storm as it approached and then crossed lower Florida. When we woke up that Saturday, we turned on the Weather Channel and logged onto Accuweather Professional to see what Joe Bastardi's... More >>>