Severe Weather: Tracking Isaac
From Brian Fortier at the Weather Channel:
Currently at least 6,000 without power in Alabama, 10,000 without power in Louisiana.
Peak wind gusts so far on land: Biloxi, MS 43 mph, New Orleans Intl 51 mph, New Orleans Lakefront, 58 mph, Boothville, LA 71 mph.
(Track Hurricane Isaac at Weather.com)
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