Isaac Weakening, NOLA Officials May Breach LeveeLouisiana 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.
Isaac Back At Category 1, Takes Aim At Gulf CoastFinally a hurricane, the unwieldy and wobbly Isaac bore down on New Orleans Tuesday, almost seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina transformed this city and became a symbol of government ineptitude.
Isaac Upgraded To Hurricane Near Gulf CoastIsaac became a hurricane Tuesday that could flood the coasts of four states with storm surge and heavy rains on its way to New Orleans, where residents hunkered down behind fortified levees.
Hot DFW Weather As Isaac Churns In GulfHigh temperatures -- possibly even another day of triple digits -- are forecast across North Texas, as Isaac churns in the Gulf of Mexico, heading for the Louisiana coast.
Mixed Reaction As Isaac Approaches LandfallGas stations are empty, and roads out of New Orleans are filling up, but not everyone was leaving as Tropical Storm Isaac approached land Monday night.
After Escaping Katrina Local Couple Watches Isaac CloselyLike so many North Texans, Willie and Helen Rhodes are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Isaac. But the couple has more than a passing interest in the storm.
Tropical Storm Isaac Affecting Travelers In North TexasJanice Fajobi is trying to get back to her home in Lafayette, Louisiana. With southern Louisiana under threat, it is not the best time to be traveling that way.
New Orleans Mayor: Hunker Down For Isaac New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the city is ready to face Tropical Storm Isaac. Noting that Isaac should arrive at the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Landrieu said Monday that officials feel very good about the ability to cope with Isaac
Isaac Takes Aim At Gulf CoastTropical Storm Isaac targeted a broad swath of the Gulf Coast on Monday and had New Orleans in its crosshairs, bearing down just ahead of the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Local Red Cross Ready To Help Isaac VictimsLocal volunteers from the American Red Cross are ready to help in case Tropical Storm Isaac hits landfall with hurricane force and causes serious trouble along the Gulf Coast.
Will Isaac Impact North Texas Weather?Tropical Storm Isaac looks set to slam into the Gulf Coast with hurricane strength, but will it impact the weather in North Texas?