A live look at Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

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ST. LOUIS – While it’s an ordinary Tuesday for most of the country, in New Orleans, Fat Tuesday means it’s Mardi Gras. More than a million revelers will line parade routes in the Greater New Orleans metro area well before dawn in anticipation of hundreds of decorative floats and marching bands. Louisiana native and reporter Ben Lemoine joins Fox 2 News live via satellite to talk about the history and meaning of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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