Articles Tagged ‘Tropical Storm Isaac’

Flooding in Lafitte, La., causes residents to travel by boat on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, a day after Hurricane Isaac hit the area near New Orleans. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

Misery in La. as Isaac Flooding Leaves Power Out

Isaac sloshed northwards into the nation’s midsection Friday after flooding stretches of Louisiana and knocking out power, leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning…



Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in in New Orleans. As Isaac made landfall, it was expected to dump as much as 20 inches of rain in several parts of Louisiana. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rescues as Isaac Floods Outside New Orleans

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,…