Hurricane Isaac: Melanie Martinez, School Bus Driver, Loses 5th Home To ...After losing four homes to four separate hurricanes, Melanie Martinez knew to pack out when Isaac began barreling through her hometown of Braithwaite, La.
Remnants of Hurricane Isaac could bring relief to low Mississippi River, but ...Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac could help the drought-stricken Mississippi River, but experts say it's not enough for long-term relief for the vital waterway that is at its lowest level since 1988.
Hurricane Isaac Flood Insurance Claims Filed By Thousands In Wake Of StormBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Thousands of flood insurance claims are being filed in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, a slow-moving storm that hammered several parishes in southern Louisiana with prolonged, drenching rains and tropical-storm force winds, ...
Hurricane Isaac Leaves Rats Dead On Mississippi BeachesAngela Serpas cries as she sees her flooded home for the first time since Hurricane Isaac pushed a 10-foot storm surge into Braithwaite, La.
After Hurricane Isaac, the plight of the powerless: Andre M. PerryAlthough Hurricane Isaac blew out electricity for the entire New Orleans metro, do we collectively understand what it means to be powerless?
Hurricane Isaac sweeps tons of dead rats onto Mississippi beachesTUPELO, Mississippi (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of rats killed by Hurricane Isaac have washed up onto the beaches of Mississippi and created a foul-smelling mess that officials say will take days to clean up.
West Nile virus cases up; Hurricane Isaac could make it worseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering technical assistance to Louisiana and other states affected by Hurricane Isaac to reduce the risk of West Nile virus. Local authorities have said Isaac's impact on this year's outbreak will not ...
Hurricane Isaac deposits oil, possibly from Deepwater Horizon, on Louisiana ...The oil and tar balls, probably originating from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010, were stirred up by last week's Hurricane Isaac and extend as much as a mile out to sea, forcing the state to close 12 miles of Gulf coastline to fishing and ...
Mystery of Shipwreck Uncovered by Hurricane Isaac SolvedHurricane Isaac dredged up the remnants of an old ship on an Alabama beach. (ABC News). Hurricane Isaac has uncovered the remains of an old sailing ship on an Alabama beach, prompting questions about when the ship wrecked and where it came from.
Smooth path seen to renewal of disaster aid after Hurricane Isaac, unlike last ...WASHINGTON - Despite some sniping on the presidential campaign trail, negotiations on Capitol Hill are likely to ensure a smooth flow of disaster aid in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Congressional aides are working quietly on a six-month government ...
Last Hurricane Isaac evacuees leave state sheltersBATON ROUGE -- The last Hurricane Isaac evacuees have left the state-run shelters in Alexandria and Shreveport, heading back to their homes or to other shelters closer to their communities, according to the state Department of Children and Family ...
Hurricane Isaac Survivors in Mississippi Still Advised to Register For Federal ...(Source FEMA) - Hurricane Isaac survivors in Mississippi who had property losses in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson or Pearl River counties should register for federal disaster assistance even if they have insurance.
Hurricane Isaac-spurred lane closure today on Lake Pontchartrain CausewayThe left lane of the southbound Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is currently closed between the north toll plaza and the drawbridge so workers can repair an electric cable damaged during Hurricane Isaac. The eight-mile lane closure is expected for much of ...
An oddity: Isaac may birth NadineSome of the remnants of Hurricane Isaac have the possibility of regenerating in the Gulf of Mexico in the coming days and could spawn a "new" tropical depression or storm.
Hurricane Isaac remnants produced 9 tornadoes in Illinois August 31-September 1Remnants of Hurricane Isaac not only bought much needed rain to the drought stricken areas in the state of Illinois, but also produced tornadoes.
Hurricane Isaac remants cause floods, damage in AlabamaRemnants of Hurricane Isaac dumped torrential rain on parts of Alabama, covering roads with as much as 3 feet of water Tuesday and inundating businesses and homes.
Disaster Volunteer from Medina County deployed to aid Hurricane Isaac victimsThe American Red Cross is providing help to communities in the south who are facing flooding, power outages, tornadoes and high temperatures from Hurricane Isaac. In advance of the hurricane hitting, the organization sent volunteers with supplies to ...
Stone Energy Corporation Announces Update of Impact of Hurricane IsaacLAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 4, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today provided an update of the impact of Hurricane Isaac. All major facilities have been safely visited and re-manned. Damage to Stone's facilities across the Gulf ...
Hurricane Isaac trash collection ramps up in Jefferson ParishTwo disaster contractors, a garbage collector and extra recycling trucks are cruising Jefferson Parish's streets to vanquish Hurricane Isaac debris and household waste, Parish President John Young said Tuesday. The debris haulers expect to finish their ...
Hurricane Isaac dampens 2000 bags of ICE-certified coffeeNEW YORK (Reuters) - About 2,000 bags of certified arabica coffee stored near New Orleans sustained water damage from Hurricane Isaac, which stormed through the Gulf Coast region last week, ICE Futures U.S. said in a release on Tuesday. This amount ...