Hurricane Isaac Nears Landfall
Having formed into a Category 1 hurricane, Isaac is expected to make landfall Tuesday evening just west of the mouth of the Mississippi. At his approach, Hurricane Isaac is expected to pose significant storm surge and flood threat to the northern Gulf Coast. In anticipation of the far reaching effects of the hurricane, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama have declared local States Of Emergency, and evacuations are ongoing across Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle.
The National Weather Service has issued Public Advisory concerning Hurricane Isaac outlining a summary of watches and warnings in effect. For a full up-to-date report, visit Weather.gov.