The interior of a destroyed home is exposed in Cocodrie, La., on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, after Hurricane Gustav came storming through the region on Monday, making landfall at Cocodrie.
Two yard art fishing figurines stand in high waters of a bayou after Hurricane Gustav stormed through Houma, La., on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.
A sign spray painted on a board protecting a window warns looters to stay away from a home after Hurricane Gustav stormed through Houma, La., on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.
Nelson Davis sits in the back seat of his family's car as the family returns home to Long Beach, Miss. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 after stopping at a Loxley, Ala. gas station. The family evacuated on Saturday, and does yet not know if their home has suffered any damage from the storm.
Casey Domangue walks through the water surrounding the home of his cousin Darrell Domangue while cleaning up after Hurricane Gustav stormed through Chauvin, La., on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. The men were using rakes to pull grasses out from under and around the house to keep snakes and ants from going inside. The house was over 100 years old, and built by their great grandfather.
A fishing boat rest among trees in the Pearl River, near Pearlington, Miss., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, a victim of Hurricane Gustav's violent storm surges yesterday. Most of the Gulf Coast communities affected by the hurricane began cleanup today.
Mississippi Department of Transportation workers clear sand from US Highway 90 in Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday Sept. 2, 2008, after the storm surge from Hurricane Gustav blocked the stretch of road between Gulfport and Biloxi on Monday.
A newspaper and mail box are buried in sand following Hurricane Gustav in Dauphin Island, Ala., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.
The home,left, which was being repaired, was forced off it's foundation and into the other house by Hurricane Gustav in New Orleans, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.
Hurricane Gustav evacuees Fabiola Ribeiro, left, and her mother, Cassia Ribeiro, with their dog Nina, wait for gas and the opportunity to return home at a gas station in Slidell, La., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. A gas pump is covered at a station in Slidell, La., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. Gas has been difficult for many to locate following the storm.
A group of Baptist Memorial hospital workers help clear the streets after the passage of Hurricane Gustav in New Orleans, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.
Four month old Ty'Rius Hardy, right, smiles at his mother, Tasha Hardy as the two wait for word that they can return to their home in Lake Charles, La., in the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav, at an evacuation center in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.