Mardi Gras crowds in the French Quarter are seen in the rain from the balcony of the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Rain and unusually cold temperatures kept much of the ... more 
Mardi Gras crowds in the French Quarter are seen in the rain from the balcony of the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Rain and unusually cold temperatures kept much of 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 7:21 PM EST