Isaac ‘producing a dangerous storm surge’ along northern Gulf Coast

Bring it on, Isaac. Baton ROuge is ready for you.

CNN is great about documenting and highlighting the important parts of the storm. Def read their coverage for the up-to-date info regarding this hurricane.

Well, I’m about to go to sleep, so I’ll update y’all on my own #StormStories this weekend. Until then, stay safe!

This Just In

Governments, business and residents in New Orleans and the central Gulf coast rushed Tuesday to complete last-minute preparations to bear the brunt of Hurricane  Isaac.

The storm made initial landfall Tuesday evening as a Category 1 hurricane after graduating from tropical storm status Tuesday afternoon.

Read the full CNN.com story here.

[Updated 11:29 p.m. ET] [cnn-video url=http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/08/29/isaac-coverage.cnn]

[Updated 11:11 p.m. ET] Hurricane Isaac is “producing a dangerous storm surge” along the northern Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said in its 11 p.m. ET update. Flooding from heavy rainfall will follow the storm surge, the NHC said.

At 11 p.m. ET, the storm’s center of circulation was about 75 southeast of Houma, Louisiana, or 75 miles south-southeast of New Orleans, still moving at 8 mph with 80 mph maximum sustained winds.

[Updated 11:01 p.m. ET] Designer John Nelson created this fascinating and oddly beautiful visualization of every hurricane recorded…

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