On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina forever changed the New Orleans when it made landfall and left hundreds dead and more than 200,000 homes damaged.
Many returned and rebuilt.
But still eight years later some Crescent City residents are still in a fight for their homes.
Rosa Flores is OutFront with the story.
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.