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Louisiana prepares for Tropical Storm Lee

Waves crash ashore near a pier in Bay St. Louis, Miss., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011.  Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots.  (AP Photo/The Sun Herald, Tim Isbell) TV OUT; ONLINE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT

Waves crash ashore near a pier in Bay St. Louis, Miss., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/The Sun Herald, Tim Isbell) TV OUT; ONLINE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT

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  • Josh Gislcair, right, and his brother-in-law Huey Hebert fill sandbags to protect Gisclair's garage in preparation for the encroaching Tropical Storm Lee Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Houma, La. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots.  (AP Photo/The Houma Daily Courier, Julia Rendleman)
  • New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, talks with Col. Ed Fleming from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the London Ave. outflow in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011.  With the approach of Tropical Storm Lee forcing high water in the lake the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed the gates to protect the canal from high water. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
  • Jason Gaucheaux and other residents help sandbag a seafood shed behind the home of resident Kraemer Lloyd, in preparation for encroaching Tropical Storm Lee, in the town of Jean Lafitte, La., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • A hotel is reflected in puddles of rain from approaching Tropical Storm Lee at a streetcar track, as a streetcar passes through Lee Circle, in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Josh Gislcair, left, and his brother-in-law Huey Hebert fill sandbags to protect Gisclair's garage in preparation for the encroaching Tropical Storm Lee Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Houma, La. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots.  (AP Photo/The Houma Daily Courier, Julia Rendleman)
  • Heavy rain clouds from approaching Tropical Storm Lee form over the skyline of New Orleans and the Crescent City Connection bridges at dusk, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Residents help sandbag a seafood shed behind the home of resident Kraemer Lloyd, in preparation for encroaching Tropical Storm Lee, in the town of Jean Lafitte, La., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Residents help sandbag a seafood shed behind the home of resident Kraemer Lloyd, in preparation for encroaching Tropical Storm Lee, in the town of Jean Lafitte, La., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Heavy rain clouds from approaching Tropical Storm Lee form over the skyline of New Orleans and the Crescent City Connection bridges at dusk, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Heavy rain clouds from approaching Tropical Storm Lee form over a statue of Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Jason and Rebecca Hopper secure their 36' Allied Princess sailboat 'Black Magic' in Long Beach Harbor Long Beach, Miss., in preparation for the encroaching Tropical Storm Lee Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Houma, La. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/The Sun Herald,  James Edward Bates) TV OUT; ONLINE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT
  • Waves crash ashore near a pier in Bay St. Louis, Miss., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011.  Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots.  (AP Photo/The Sun Herald, Tim Isbell) TV OUT; ONLINE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT
  • Long Beach, Miss., residents Jason and Rebecca Hopper secure their 36' Allied Princess sailboat 'Black Magic' in Long Beach Harbor ahead of the expected arrival of Tropical Storm Lee on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Sun Herald, James Edward Bates) TV OUT; ONLINE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT
  • Workers erect a Tiger Dam along Bayou Barataria in preparation for possible flooding from encroaching Tropical Storm Lee, in the town of Jean Lafitte, La., just outside New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • The final three floodgates are lowered into position at the London Ave. outflow canal in New Orleans, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011.  With the approach of Tropical Storm Lee forcing high water frofm Lake Pontchartrain into the canal the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed the gates to protect the canal from high water. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Tropical Storm Lee formed in the waters off Louisiana on Friday, threatening a drenching along much of the Gulf Coast over the Labor Day weekend with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain in some spots.

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