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Column: If future storm seasons match this one, we're in trouble
Rudi Kiefer
The biggest U.S. worry during the unprecedented storm sequence in the Gulf of Mexico was about the cities of New Orleans and Morgan City, Louisiana. Their low elevations and copious water supply from the Mississippi and Atchafalaya River make those towns extremely vulnerable to flooding. Luckily, the Mississippi wasn’t at a dangerous high water stage this fall.