Tropical Storm Isaac

Oil Rises As Isaac Plows Through Gulf
Oil prices are rising as Isaac pushes into the heart of the Gulf’s oil and refinery operations. Benchmark crude gained 41 cents to $95.88 per barrel Tuesday in New York. Forecasters expect Isaac to intensify into a hurricane by the time the storm reaches Louisiana later Tuesday. Nearly 80 per…
Forecasters: Isaac On Verge Of Becoming Hurricane
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Isaac is on the verge of becoming a hurricane as it bears down on the northern Gulf Coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said at 5 a.m. EDT on Tuesday that Isaac was still a tropical storm but was likely to become a hurricane during the day as it gained […
Gulf Residents Prepare For Arrival Of Isaac
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The top winds of Tropical Storm Isaac are clocked at 65 miles an hour, as the storm targets a wide stretch of the Gulf Coast. It’s expected to make landfall as soon as tomorrow, possibly as a Category 1 hurricane. And that’s prompted evacuations along the c…
All Eyes On Isaac As GOP Convention Approaches
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney’s Republican National Convention sputters to life with the lonely banging of a gavel in a mostly empty hall, hardly the opening splash intended for the nation. With a sprawling and strengthening storm bearing down on the region, the GOP hastily rewrote th…