Tropical Storm Isaac creates worries across US gulf states
Monday, August 27, 2012
As of 5:00pm, area winds were measuring at 60 miles per hour. Authorities indicated 5,180 homes across Broward county are without electricity. According to media sources, the governor of Louisiana anticipates giving evacuation orders as early as Monday morning.
Hurricane warnings have been issued in the Florida Louisiana. Sunday afternoon, Louisiana's Governor Jindal issued a state of emergency for the state. Over 450 flights at Miami International Airport were canceled this weekend, in light of the storm's arrival., sweeping as far west as
Ultimately, the storm's winds could reach as high as 110 mph, according to sources. The mayor of New Orleans told media that many residents there are nervous. The last time a hurricane struck the Gulf coast was in 2008.
- "Hurricane warnings issued from Louisiana to Florida panhandle as Tropical Storm Isaac lashes Florida Keys" — , August 26, 2012
- Dean Schabner. "Isaac hits Florida Keys;Hurricane warnings issued for Gulf Coast" — , August 26, 2012