Monday, August 29, 2005 reports


Sheriff Harry Lee says Jefferson Parish residents should not try to return home for days, possibly a week, due to downed power lines.

A survey of the West Bank by NewsChannel 6 crews reveals "not much flooding, but damage to homes, roofs blown off, windows out," according to WDSU Executive Producer Scott Burke

St. Bernard Emergency OPS: Levee topped at Industrial Canal, 4-7 feet of flood water. "We can't see the tops of the levees," said Larry Ingargiola

Entergy: 700,000 of the utility's 770,000 customers in metro New Orleans are without power. Spokesperson Amy Stallings says to be prepared to be without power for at least a month. Other power outage totals: 66,000 in St. Tammany, 3,000 in Iberia and St. Mary Parishes, 700 in Washington Parish and 350 in central Louisiana.

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