New Orleans Braces For More Rain

Aug 11, 2017
Originally published on August 11, 2017 11:54 am

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in New Orleans. There’s more rain expected through the weekend — and the city’s water pumps are still not working at full capacity. Some neighborhoods flooded last weekend, from about 10 inches of rain.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson gets the latest on what the city is doing to prepare from WWNO’s Tegan Wendland (@TeganWendland).

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