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Some parts of Louisiana.
Could see up to two feet of rain by the end of this week -- slow moving highs -- continues.
To -- that region.
Putting much pressure on some of those levees -- specifically.
This eighteen mile long one in Louisiana as plaques -- parents we're gonna ask the public affairs chief of the Army Corps of Engineers -- -- holder.
What he thinks of all of this -- USS.
I'm here at -- -- -- -- every morning thank you for being with us this morning now since Katrina -- a lot has changed over the last seven years.
We didn't see any of the levees breached in this case today or yesterday is that because the storm wasn't as strong or because of the improvements.
Actually we both have the strong group the performances are the systems like to protect he has an -- storm this was obviously not 100 years -- -- but the system also with a major upgrades that were in place since Katrina.
Well on way to making everything well work exactly as we do -- exactly should have been designed.
And we've heard a lot about flap -- perish the eighteen mile Levy there.
Intentionally being punctured to relieve the strain because the water is overflowing their how are you gonna do -- Well that's actually going to be done -- prepare themselves for the amount federal -- -- to blackness bearish deployment.
They constructed to provide more.
More protection and more reduce the risk for action they're.
-- citizens have learned and they're gonna do they won't we will provide the technical assistance from engineering assistance and when they rebuilt it after it's it's -- that if we -- that which -- also run an above large number pulsing in case we don't want it they don't want it that way and that we wanna strain it by a public water out so we have a number of options.
On the table we just wanna make sure we stand by the people plaque commenced and help them do what they need to communicate better like -- in response.
Yeah I can a lot of those people there are complaining because they're saying that the levees should be federally funded.
Why isn't that happening or is that going to be the course of action in the years ahead on my center.
That's early decision that's way above.
-- to New Orleans sister got to be something that will be discussed some church by the elected officials and they'll be decision at some point it's made but.
What we need to do -- -- stand close with those folks got a black commenced to try to provide every bit of -- systems that would bust.
-- you -- who are right.
Can holder we wish the best -- -- -- your thoughts and prayers thanks so much can thank you for evidence shore and the time.
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