A cyclist rides past boarded up businesses along a mostly deserted Bourbon Street in New Orleans, La., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Mindful of Katrina's toll in 2005, about 90 percent of residents in southern Louisiana - almost 2 million people - fled the area ahead of the storm.
Dianne Coleman plays with her baby, Jermyae Coleman, at the abandoned outlet mall in Shreveport, La. on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. The mall has become a state run shelter for evacuees from Hurricane Gustav in Shreveport.
This satellite image released by NOAA on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, shows Hurricane Gustav moving northwest towards the Gulf Coast. The storm was set to crash ashore late Monday morning with frightful force, testing the three years of planning and rebuilding that followed Katrina's devastating blow to the Gulf Coast.
Evacuees from Dauphin Island, Ala. follow the evacuation route just south of Mobile, Ala., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Gov. Bob Riley ordered a mandatory evacuation of parts of the Alabama coast on Sunday.
Bobby Frozst smokes on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, La., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Frozst, from New York, returned to New Orleans for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and plans to ride out the storm.
Lucille Thibeaux holds an umbrella as she waits with fellow residents to purchase ice in preparation for Hurricane Gustav, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008 in Lafayette, La.
Anthony Stipelcovich loads up his cats at his home in Arabi, La., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, in preparation for Hurricane Gustav.
The city of New Orleans is seen Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, as clouds from hurricane Gustav approach the city.
A cyclist rides past a boarded up store front in preparation for the coming of Hurricane Gustav in New Orleans, La., on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008.
Kennerta Watson, 2, sits on the lap of family friend Pleshette Short, along with Rose Taylor, 18 months, as they wait to board a bus while evacuating from the approaching Hurricane Gustav at the Greyhound Bus and Amtrak station Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, in New Orleans.
Members of the National Guard patrol the area along Bourbon Street in New Orleans, La., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Carrying winds of 115 mph, forecasters expect Hurricane Gustav to be a Category 3 storm when it slams into Louisiana's coast late Monday morning.
Sandra Fowler, left, leads her daughters, Corissa, 11, center, and Kaylane, 12, on a walk to a friend's home where they will wait for a shelter to open in east Gulfport, Miss., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, where they will wait out Hurricane Gustav.
Carl Bates, 13, left, and his brother Deshawn, 10, whose family is from New Orleans, sit in the back seat of their family vehicle as they take a break from their evacuation from Hurricane Gustav Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, in Orange, Texas.
Logan Carter, evacuee form Kenner, La., left, and Shelby Leblanc, 7, from Metairie, La.,play in the surf of Biloxi, Miss., under the clouds of hurricane Gustav on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, as their parents look on. Leblanc and Carter, along with their families, evacuated from New Orleans.
Electronic billboard flashes the current status of incoming hurricane Gustav in Biloxi, Miss., along US Highway 90 on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. With Hurricane Gustav churning in the Gulf of Mexico, tens of thousands of south Mississippi residents fled northward Sunday and the ones who stayed behind hunkered down and hoped for the best.
Hurrican Gustav evacuee Kenneth Vanderberg of Beaumont, Texas shows his Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) wristband at the Faulkner Park reception center in Tyler, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008.
Northbound traffic backs up on I-65 coming into Montgomery, Ala. on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Coastal residents are evacuating north because of Hurricane Gustav.
Tom Shah, foreground, and his nephew Shell Sheth, drape sheets of plastic on their gas pumps as they secure their station in advance of Hurricane Gustav, Sunday evening, Aug. 31, 2008 in Gulfport, Miss. The family-owned business had several pumps destroyed during Hurricane Katrina due to excess water and wind, so they decided to secure all the pumps this time.
Michael John, of Lake Charles, La., unloads a case of water as he helps bring his family to an evacuation point as residents flee from Hurricane Gustav Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, in Lake Charles, La.
Evacuees from New Orleans eat lunch at West Jackson Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn. on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. More than 4,300 people had taken advantage of transportation from south Louisiana to Tennessee, as people fled the Gulf Coast ahead of Hurricane Gustav.