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四处游荡的艾小柯

四处游荡的艾小柯

My Little Travel World


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两万里逃难记(2)


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8月29日清晨,4级强台风Katrina咆哮着在Louisiana南岸登陆,之后狂扫过大片土地,越过伸入内陆的小块墨西哥湾在新奥尔良和密西西比州Biloxi之间登陆。小柯一晚上只睡了几个钟头,晚上电视也一直开着,一早就起来看更新,不知道我们美丽的第二故乡新奥尔良市能不能躲过这一强击。

       
新奥尔良的情况非常特殊:整个城市平均在海平面以下12英尺。城北有Lake Pontchartrain,南有密西西比河,两片水域都比城市高。城市之所以不进水,就是靠两边高出海平面很多的大堤来保护。和别的海岸城市相比,面对飓风,新奥尔良最怕的不是风,而是风可能吹出来的湖水。这种情况必须在“完美风暴”的情况下才能发生:强台风;台风直接在新奥尔良或稍微靠东部位登陆;台风以逆时针方向旋转;强大的湖浪冲击大坝,冲垮或者水位升高到大坝高度以上。如果以上情况都符合的话,那么整个Lake Pontchartrain的水就会倒灌到城里,直淹到三层楼顶。

                  
几百年来,新奥尔良仿佛如有神助,好比厦门人认为他们有郑成功的护佑一般,什么样的台风,哪怕在海面上再巨大,哪怕看上去就是直接冲向新奥尔良,在最后一刻都会改道,让城市幸免于难。可这一次,小柯想知道,难道上帝决定放弃这个经受苦难用灵魂吟唱爵士乐的百年老城了?

                
28号下午到晚上,Katrina已经从四级上升到最强的五级,甚至一度超过一般的五级,无法再计量了。小柯整晚都在默默祈祷,希望Katrina能够一直保持向西,不要北转如预测般在新奥尔良直接登陆。也许是祈祷管用了,早晨起来看到台风偏离,虽然不是向西而是向东偏离,还是很欣慰的。可怜的密西西比州Biloxi和Gulfport,他们的损失虽然会更大,但至少不象新奥尔良这么脆弱。尽管28号市长终于宣布全城强制撤离,但是四十多万人怎么能一下跑光?何况还有很多人没有车,包括很多的新学生。他们怎么办???

                      
Katrina登陆前的最后一刻,全城大部分无法撤离的人,至少有一万左右,都集中到城中的大体育馆:Superdome,去避难。结果证明这个决定是正确的:Katrina造成了巨大的损失,树被连根拔起,全城停电,通信瘫痪(小柯的手机因为漫游可以打电话,但却无法接收任何电话),甚至连钢筋水泥的巨大Superdome也被吹破房顶,弄出两个大洞。虽然在90度的高温下Superdome里面绝对如同蒸笼,但至少人员是安全的。

                               
Katrina最后一刻的些须偏离预测轨道让新奥尔良暂时避免了最坏的情况:水淹全城的状况没有发生。French Quarter上著名的Bourbon街竟然都是干的。看来不久小柯全家也可以回去了。一晚上揪着的心终于暂时放下,可以好好的游览美丽的山城Austin了。

                         
Austin是德州首府,气势磅礴的州政府让小柯叹为观止。果然那句话说得对:德州的一切都大!参观完州政府,小柯全家去County Line餐馆吃烧烤。坐在巨大的落地玻璃窗前,望着落日下郁郁葱葱的山脉,全家人为新奥尔良这次躲过最坏的情况庆祝。这一顿饭真是吃得心情舒畅啊!

            

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圣玛利教堂


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January 5th, 2007
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