UPDATED 2012 SEP 09 - WITH VIDEOS OF THE FLOODING! SEE BELOW.
2012 August 30 Thursday
Lakefront Airport, New Orleans, LA
It was fun to watch Hurricane Isaac arrive. After all, we had been assured that all drains were open, the maximum expected surge was 5 ft -- and hey, Katrina had been 25 ft, and this hangar and building were as stout as anything ever built here. Well, this was all true. Problem is, it was irrelevant. The drains backed up. I have no idea what the final surge was. The hangar and building did not fall down. But they sure filled up...