Nate aims at New Orleans amid worries about drainage system

Published: Friday, October 06, 2017 @ 10:02 AM
Updated: Friday, October 06, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

FILE -In this Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 file photo, rain clouds gather over a pumping station at Marconi Drive and lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans. Flood-weary New Orleans braced Thursday for the weekend arrival of Tropical Storm Nate, forecast to hit the area Sunday morning as a weak hurricane that could further test a city drainage system in which weaknesses were exposed during summer deluges.
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File
FILE -In this Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 file photo, rain clouds gather over a pumping station at Marconi Drive and lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans. Flood-weary New Orleans braced Thursday for the weekend arrival of Tropical Storm Nate, forecast to hit the area Sunday morning as a weak hurricane that could further test a city drainage system in which weaknesses were exposed during summer deluges.

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