11:30 LRN Newscast August 29

Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pour water down on Texas and Louisiana. State climatologist Barry Keim says the worst part is it’s not over yet, as much more rain is yet to come. He says 5 to 10 more inches of rain is still possible in Louisiana….
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Keim says Louisiana can expect two more days of rainfall, especially in the southwestern corner of the state.

Comparisons are being made between Harvey and what Louisiana experienced 12 years ago with Hurricane Katrina. Keim says Katrina caused the biggest surge ever measured in the western hemisphere at 28 feet. He says it’s the opposite for rainfall as Katrina only dumped upwards of 15 inches….
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First responders had to rescue over 300 people from rising water in Calcacsieu Parish last night. Homeland Security and Emergencey Preparedness Director Dick Gremillion says Harvey continues to be a very complicated storm to plan for….
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Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Plaquemines Parish 12 years ago today. Emelie Gunn has more from former Governor Kathleen Blanco….
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