Hurricane Gustav heads towards the coast
As Hurricane Gustav churns through the Caribbean, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal put New Orleans residents on alert for possible evacuations and issued a precautionary disaster declaration. Midmorning examines the consequences of another hurricane three years after Katrina struck New Orleans.
- Windell Curole: general manager of the South Lafourche Levee District.
- Hugh Willoughby: was formerly the head of the hurricane research division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is now a professor at Florida International University. He currently blogs for the New York Times.
- Fred Kasten: a reporter working for Minnesota Public Radio News in New Orleans during the hurricane.
- Paul Huttner: chief meteorologist for Minnesota Public Radio.