King of the Krewe of Rex, Jack Laborde, rides on his float down a largely empty St. Charles Ave., during Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Rain and unusually cold temperatures ... more 
King of the Krewe of Rex, Jack Laborde, rides on his float down a largely empty St. Charles Ave., during Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Rain and unusually cold temperatures kept the normally massive and festive crowds away. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerald Herbert
Tue, Mar 4, 2014 4:15 PM EST