This is the area most threatened. It's a pretty good image ... you can see all the water ways the storm surge can push thru, with little resistance.
My home is between "Metairie" and "Destrahan", fairly close to the lake, which is along the top edge. Elevation of my house ... +3 ft.
Alfred's home is farther east ... and higher ... in an area known as "the sliver by the river."