Anderson Cooper anchors a two-hour special, beginning at 8pmET, from New Orleans. Cooper is one of the more than 120 anchors, correspondents, producers and support personnel in the Gulf Coast region for CNN.
Other correspondents in the region include Don Lemon, Gary Tuchman and Ali Velshi.
At 10pmET, Rick Sanchez, the Twitter superstar, picks up coverage, anchoring from Atlanta.
Looking for citizen journalism in the area as well, iReport Kits have been sent to the region.