Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of hurricane Audrey, a storm that tore apart Cameron parish. Up until hurricane Katrina, it was Louisiana's most notorious hurricane. Survivors of that storm will gather at the Cameron parish courthouse for a memorial Wednesday. We caught up with a Cameron parish man who was the only member of his family to survive.It just takes one hurricane. And it could be the first one.
"They had weathered hurricanes prior to '57, and what they did not understand was the surge. You see the surge is what killed the 500 plus or whatever people."
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
A is for Audrey
The 1957 Atlantic hurricane season didn't have to wait until the letter "K" to be a disaster: