Days after Isaac hammered Louisiana and Mississippi with winds and rain, much of a parish southeast of New Orleans was still flooded and thousand were without power.
Isaac has weakened to a tropical depression after drenching southeast Louisiana, causing floods. a tropical depression has top sustained winds of less then 39 mph.
Isaac, which was a hurricane for part of Wednesday before being downgraded to a tropical storm, caused widespread tree and power line damage around the state capital.
Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm.
A Dallas company is helping eliminate the problems of human waste after Hurricane Isaac.
Doctor Christopher Bloom watched the chaos of Hurricane Katrina unfold from Houston. After Katrina, Bloom was left unemployed. The once well-connected New Orleans physician decided to start over in North Texas.
Some 600,000 households and businesses are without power because of then Hurricane, now Tropical Storm Isaac. To help those in need North Texas Oncor crews are stepping up to assist folks in Louisiana.
Louisiana officials said Wednesday they may have to intentionally breach a levee in a flooded area as Hurricane Isaac made a slow, drenching slog inland before weakening to a tropical storm and a dusk-to-dawn curfew was declared in New Orleans.
Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee, knocked out power and flooded beach-front roads before dawn in Louisiana and Mississippi as it began a slow, drenching slog inland.
Although the damage from Hurricane Isaac does not look too bad as of Wednesday morning, relief groups across North Texas are still prepared to help those hit by the storm.
Hurricane Isaac struck the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, and has brought severe flooding to parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. But folks in North Texas won’t see much from the storm.
Hurricane Isaac made landfall on the Louisiana coast Tuesday night and then quickly moved off shore, but that didn’t keep New Orleans from feeling the impact of Isaac’s strong winds and torrential rain.