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Hurricane Center Director Briefed Brown and Chertoff on Danger of Severe Flooding & Levee Breaking

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'Mayfield said the strength of the storm and the potential disaster it could bring were made clear during both the briefings and in formal advisories, which warned of a storm surge capable of overtopping levees in New Orleans and winds strong enough to blow out windows of high-rise buildings,' the paper reported. 'He said the briefings included information on expected wind speed, storm surge, rainfall and the potential for tornados to accompany the storm as it came ashore.

'We were briefing them way before landfall,' Mayfield said. 'It 's not like this was a surprise. We had in the advisories that the levee could be topped.'
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Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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