- 50 known dead in one Mississippi county.
- New Orleans is very much underwater and people are trapped on rooftops and in attics.
- Conditions are breaking down in the Superdome and tempers are rising.
- Gas prices are shooting upward.
- Bush is still on vacation.
- The states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana are desperately short on National Guard personnel.
- Jeanne Meserve emotionally broke down over the phone while talking to Aaron Brown.
*UPDATE* Flood waters are still rising. People are continuing to be rescued through the night thanks to very heroic efforts. Meanwhile, the President is stilled scheduled to appear in San Diego before another hand-picked audience.