It is only now beginning to be clear to me how widespread and devastating the effects of Katrina are. I kept searching for good information until I found WLOX-TV (Biloxi Gulfport Pascagoula) and watched their aerial video of the coastal stretch. For awhile I thought that I wouldn't be able to breathe.
Today's personal news included a message from some friends who live in Pass Christian and reported they had fled to Florida and are pretty sure that their house is gone. They plan to pick up an RV tomorrow and figure they will be living in it for the forseeable future. Family that had fled to Alabama from Pascagoula have weathered the storm alright, but had hopes of returning to Pascagoula today.