Latest Effects of Hurricane Georges in Louisiana Stories

2008-08-30 18:10:00

Officials say evacuation efforts have started as Hurricane Gustav churns toward an expected early-Tuesday landfall on the central Louisiana coast. "I am strongly, strongly encouraging everyone in the city to evacuate," New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin said in a news conference Saturday afternoon.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.