Isaac

Tropical Storm Sandy forms south of Jamaica

MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Sandy developed south of Jamaica on Monday, becoming the 18th named storm of a busy Atlantic season that has seen only two hurricanes make landfall. Sandy was about 395 miles […]

10/22/2012

Schooner uncovered by Isaac (video)

An old shipwreck, unearthed and then covered up every few years by the frequent storms that lash this remote spit of Alabama beach, is providing a treat for locals and tourists alike. The schooner Rachel […]

09/07/2012

Isaac's remnants relieves some drought states

  ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some key farm states punished by the nation’s worst drought in decades caught a break with several inches of rainfall from Hurricane Isaac‘s remnants as other parts of the Midwest […]

09/06/2012

As Isaac pushes north, gulf coast slowly recovers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the remnants of Hurricane Isaac pushed their way up the Mississippi valley on Saturday, spinning off severe thunderstorms and at least four tornadoes, some on the Gulf Coast were impatient with […]

09/01/2012

Misery in La. as Isaac flooding leaves power out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Isaac sloshed north into the central U.S. on Friday after flooding stretches of Louisiana and knocking out power, leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning or clean water. It will […]

08/31/2012

Rescues as Isaac floods outside New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Isaac poured unrelenting rain Thursday, flooding areas north and south of New Orleans even as the city’s fortified defenses held and forcing officials to launch speedy evacuation and rescue efforts in […]

08/30/2012

Officials may breach levee as Isaac storms inland

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – New Orleans residents are facing a dusk-to-dawn curfew as Hurricane Isaac continues to drench the Crescent City. Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the curfew as Isaac lashed the city on the seven-year […]

08/29/2012

Hurricane Isaac update

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Officials say New Orleans‘ flood protections system is holding up so far as Hurricane Isaac storms through the area. Army Corps of Engineers spokeswoman Rachel Rodi says the corps expects to […]

08/29/2012

Isaac spins into New Orleans on slow slog inland

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Hurricane Isaac began a slow, drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, pushing water over a rural Louisiana levee and stranding some people in homes and cars as […]

08/29/2012

Isaac becomes Cat 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast

MIAMI (AP) – Forecasters say Isaac has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds as it makes its way toward Louisiana. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that Isaac gained strength […]

08/28/2012

Storm affecting plans for both parties

By Tom Raum, Associated Press Isaac is blowing hard on the strategies of Republicans and Democrats alike, even though the strengthening tropical storm is skirting low-lying waterfront Tampa, Fla., where Republicans are struggling to get […]

08/27/2012

Gulf Coast residents brace for storm

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – One man in New Orleans who endured Hurricane Katrina seven years ago says he’s expecting a weaker storm this time, and thinks the levee system is in better shape to handle […]

08/27/2012

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