There is going to be lots of flooding with this sytem, a category 3 or high 3 at best.
Which is still a massive storm, and dangerous. Its forecast to make landfall in about 18 hours time.
New orleans will be flooded most likely, but nothing as bad as katrina which is good news, it may even miss them all together, here latest GFS has it moving west even further.
The upside is the permanent drought will be eradicated, much to the chagrin of Joe Romm, who says we are being punished.