Skip to comments.Isaac poised for Gulf landfall on Katrina anniversary
Posted on 08/27/2012 1:03:40 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast faced the anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina by hunkering down for new storm amid "a high level of anxiety," as the Crescent City's mayor put it Monday.
Forecasters project Tropical Storm Isaac will reach hurricane strength before hitting the northern Gulf Coast early Wednesday, seven years to the day after Katrina slammed ashore near the Louisiana-Mississippi state line. Residents of low-lying coastal areas from the Florida Panhandle to southeastern Louisiana were ordered to evacuate ahead of storm surges and heavy rain, while the mayor of New Orleans -- which was flooded by Katrina -- acknowledged "a high level of anxiety" due to the coincidence.
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Are the republicans still thinking about calling off the Convention on tuesday out of fear of appearing insensitive to those in the hurricane’s path?
Perhaps the dems will share half of their convention time with the GOP
Quick! Herd everyone into the Superdome!
Quick federales, call Fleetwood Enterprises and order 10,000 more trailers.
Shep will certainly get some traction from this as he is again down in New Orlean’s and is trying out his Southern drawl when saying New Orlean’s. I really wish they would get rid of this idiot.
The Voters “Blame it on Bush
Are the dumb masses going to move this time when they’re told 3 days ahead of time to evacuate. Leave your damn flat screen tv’s behind this time.
Oh, no! "School Bus" Nagin and the Chocolate City will be hardest-hit!
The state-run media are trying to play to Obama's base here. Nothing more.
Isaac and Katrina are two different storms, but they share some unsettling similarities:
This is where the comparison ends though. At one point, Katrina was a monster Cat. 5 hurricane with winds well over 155 mph. It finally came ashore with winds around 115 mph making it a Cat. 3 storm, a major hurricane.
Isaac struggled to gain strength Monday morning, but could eventually become a hurricane later in the day. In fact, the National Hurricane Center maxes Isaac out at around 90 mph winds just before landfall. So this storm is well under the strength of Katrina, which is great news.
We still have about 36 to 48 hours to watch, but hopefully Isaac wont bomb out into a Katrina monster.
Some people have been saying that Isaac will give Bambi a chance to acted presidential and “save the day”.
I’m not worried about that. I’m worried about the actual damage the storm does. Whatever Obama does will be the worst thing he could possibly due. He has that gift.
He could screw up his own wet dream.
According to Algore and the lamestream media, Katrina was caused by Global Warming (now called Global Climate Change) and because of Global Climate Change hurricanes were only going to get worse every year.
Instead, we have not had a hurricane that is Category 3 or above hit the U.S. coast for almost seven years, the longest period the U.S. has gone without a hit from a major hurricane since the government began keeping records in 1851.
If Issac turns out to be Category 3 or above, I predict multiple lamestream media reports about how Isaac was caused by Global Climate Change and because of Global Climate Change hurricanes are only going to get worse every year.
That song is stellar! Love it.
I am sorry to say that Shepherd Smith is from Mississippi.
Democrats are much better at picking venues for their convention. Republicans....goodness why Florida? Ohio is needed for a must win....no Republican has ever won the election without Ohio.
That looks like Øbøzø’s brutha...
LA has something going for it this time... and that is a GREAT Governor in Jindall. Even if Gov Jindall has to deal the Convention to deal with it, this should be a better test of him than any convention speech ever.
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