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Isaac slams the Gulf Coast: Possible dam failure prompts mandatory evacuations
August 30th, 2012
02:33 PM ET

Isaac slams the Gulf Coast: Possible dam failure prompts mandatory evacuations

A possible dam failure near the Tangipahoa River has prompted authorities to issue mandatory evacuations of 60,000 residents in nearby communities in both Louisiana and Mississippi.

Isaac pounds the Gulf Coast: How to help

Tune to CNN for continuing coverage of the aftermath from Tropical Storm Isaac.

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Isaac downgrades to a tropical storm as it continues to slam the gulf coast
August 29th, 2012
05:42 PM ET

Isaac downgrades to a tropical storm as it continues to slam the gulf coast

The National Hurricane Center reports that Isaac has downgraded to a tropical storm. Its maximum sustained winds slipped to 70 mph. Isaac has already caused more than 725,000 people to be without power across five states.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu has issued a dusk-to-dawn curfew as the storm continues to pound the city of New Orleans.

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August 27th, 2012
12:43 PM ET

Isaac threatens New Orleans: Mayor Landrieu says NOLA is ready to go

CNN's Erin Burnett and Wolf Blitzer talks to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu about his city's preparation for tropical storm Isaac. FULL POST


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