Forecasters say Ivan to flood Florida, New Orleans

Forecasters said Ivan could hit land anywhere from the western Florida Panhandle to the southeastern Louisiana coast as a major &to=' target=_blank>hurricane early Thursday.

In New Orleans, Mayor Ray Nagin said there was a 22 percent chance his city would take a direct hit from Ivan. Since most of the city lies below sea level, surrounded by levees along the Mississippi River, the result would be a catastrophe, he said.

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