Carnival revelers wave to passing floats near the start of the Krewe of Endymion parade, which was postponed for an hour because of heavy rain, in New Orleans on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

Photo by: Jonathan Bachman

Carnival revelers wave to passing floats near the start of the Krewe of Endymion parade, which was postponed for an hour because of heavy rain, in New Orleans on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)