Another day, another corrupt and incompetent Democrat.
Democrat New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell on Friday said there is not enough time to evacuate the city before Hurricane Ida makes landfall.
“We are not calling for a mandatory evacuation because the time simply is not on our side. We do not want to have people on the road, and therefore in greater danger,” Cantrell said.
“The situation is much more serious than it was six hours ago,” said Cantrell.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell on Friday said that with little time left before Hurricane Ida reaches Louisiana, residents should get ready to hunker down and ride out the storm.
In a press conference Friday afternoon, Cantrell said that there wasn’t enough time to establish the contraflow procedures necessary to move all of the city’s residents out of the city before the storm’s expected landfall.
She reiterated that New Orleanians inside the city’s levee protection system are safe, but said that residents outside of the levees were under a mandatory evacuation order and should get out as soon as possible.
Hurricane Ida has the potential to make landfall as a Category 4 storm.
"Time is not on our side," Mayor Cantrell says contraflow cannot be set up so a mandatory evacuation cannot be issued, but to shelter-in-place and hunker down. pic.twitter.com/GCgAtEvKAS
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