In Images: Hurricane Isaac Packs a Punch

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Hurricane Isaac has forced hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents to hunker down as the storm is on track to make landfall tonight (Aug. 28). The…Read More »

storm could strike New Orleans nearly seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina killed nearly 2,000 people across the Gulf. While the Gulf braces for the worst, the storm has already been felt from Haiti to South Florida.

On Aug. 26, the wind was already picking up in Boca Raton, Fla., as then Tropical Storm Isaac approached the United States.   Less «
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