This all sounds familiar. But let's hope there is truly no comparison. Such a disaster would push the already compromised U.S. economy into unimaginable distress. Visit here for comprehensive coverage of the flooding.
"Entergy has two nuclear plants on the river in Louisiana: Riverbend in St. Francisville and Waterford Three in Taft." ... "Both of these nuclear plants are built up above the levels the river are expected to rise" ... "All the nuclear plants that are built along rivers were built to withstand even higher maximum potential river levels than is forecast right now."