Warnings About Hurricane Katrina

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What importance is there in how the general population perceives storm watches and warnings? For example, how did the population of New Orleans react to the warnings about Hurricane Katrina? This can be very opinionated and I believe that when there is a storm coming and the weather models are tracking it with a high probability to hit within a certain area like the Outer Banks, for the most part, the majority of people will evacuate so that they are not cut off from the rest of civilization. Many of the people that are down there during the hurricane season are also tourist and usually have a sense about them that will heed the warning. The locals will have a tendency to stay a little longer and board up their houses, put everything away

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