Hurricane Isaac

Isaac Steers Clear Of Direct Blow On New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Isaac’s whistling winds lashed this city and the storm dumped nearly a foot of rain on its desolate streets, but the system of levee pumps, walls and gates appeared to withstand one of the stiffest challenges yet. To the north and south, though, people had to be evac…
Hurricane Isaac Nears New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Isaac is lashing New Orleans as it approaches and pushing flood waters over a rural levee south of the city, where authorities believe some people may be trapped. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm’s center early Wednesday was about 50 miles …