Residents walk down their pier over Lake Pontchartrain in Slidell, La.
Residents walk down their pier over Lake Pontchartrain in Slidell, La. east of New Orleans as waves from Tropical Storm Lee intensify , Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. The vast, soggy storm system spent hours during the weekend hovering in the northernmost Gulf of Mexico. Its slow crawl to the north gave more time for its drenching rain bands to pelt a wide swath of vulnerable coastline, raising the flood threat. (AP Photo/The Times-Picayune, Ted Jackson)
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