Topic: Hurricane Gustav
Tropical Storm Isaac winds are dying but heavy rain continues over Louisiana, causing flooding. Isaac's rains may help drought-struck Midwestern states on Friday.
Hurricane Isaac packed 80 mph winds is about 50 miles south of New Orleans. It drove a wall of water nearly 11 feet high inland when it game ashore Tuesday night.
As in 2008, Republicans scramble to adjust speaking and travel schedules to cope with the hurricane. The vote to formally nominate Mitt Romney shifts to Tuesday – for now. Stay tuned.
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08/24/2011 12:27 pm
Residents in Louisiana's Cajun country are preparing for what's expected to be the worst flooding in more than 80 years as the Mississippi surges toward seven rural parishes along the Atchafalaya River Basin.
05/21/2011 03:12 pm
On the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, officials are worried that complacency is starting to creep back into New Orleans.
08/27/2010 03:56 pm
Search parties of the Ark. floods found a seventeenth victim on Saturday. Flash floods hit the campground early Friday morning and based on 73 missing persons calls, search and rescue crews expect to find more victims.
06/12/2010 12:50 pm
Crews returned to the craggy Ouachita Mountains hoping to find campers who survived after walls of water from the Arkansas flood.
06/12/2010 11:10 am
Forecasters expect an active hurricane season, raising concern that a storm could push more of the BP oil spill ashore. The Gulf's biggest hurricanes are generally later in the season, however.
06/01/2010 06:47 pm
In the upcoming hurricane season, two or three storms will be major events along the coastal US, according to AccuWeather.com.
03/10/2010 01:50 pm