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Katrina Update: Hurricane crashes ashore, Superdome roof leaking rain

class=img_thumbleft>Hurricane Katrina reached land about an hour and a half ago near

Empire, Louisiana

, 55 miles southeast of

New Orleans

. The storm is moving north at 15 miles an hour and, while New Orleans will take a hit, coastal Mississippi is expected to bear the brunt of the storm. The latest news from

CNN

is that the roof of the Louisiana Superdome, a shelter for 10,000 residents who couldn't evacuate, is leaking rain.


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