Don't tell St. Bernard officials Sally's no longer threatening

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While Hurricane Sally's forecast track has changed, it's still going to get uncomfortably close to St. Bernard parish for officials there. 

St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis says forecasts are one thing, but he has to pay attention to the here and now.

"The storm hasn't turned yet," said McInnis. All of the tracks have it going a little more east, but it hasn't made the turn yet."

McInnis urged residents not to write this one off, as four to six feet of storm surge is still expected, which will put St. Bernard communities outside the levees underwater until this slow moving hurricane finally passes.

"All of the sector gates have been closed ," he said. "Our residents are asked to seek safety inside the levee protection system."