Isaac: Forecasters project the Pearl River to crest Monday at 19.5 feet, more than five feet above flood stage – Updated 02 Sept 2012 1447Z

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Posted on September 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Updated 01 Sept 2012 2103Z

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Update 02 Sept 2012 1442Z:

Forecasters project the Pearl River to crest Monday at 19.5 feet, more than five feet above flood stage. That will result in “major flooding” of at least two subdivisions near the banks and threaten areas in the southeastern corner of the parish, according to the National Weather Service.

See: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/02/us/severe-weather/index.html

Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1230 PM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

LAC103-022000-
/O.CON.KLIX.FF.W.0081.000000T0000Z-120902T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ST. TAMMANY LA-
1230 PM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR
EAST-CENTRAL ST. TAMMANY PARISH...

ST TAMMANY PARISH OFFICIALS HAVE DOWNGRADED THE MANDATORY EVACUATION
TO A VOLUNTARY EVACUTATION FOR RESIDENTS BETWEEN LOCK AND DAM NUMBER
2 AND LOCK AND DAM NUMBER ONE ON THE PEARL RIVER DIVERSION CANAL
ABOVE HICKORY.

THERE STILL REMAINS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BUT THE WATER LEVELS
WITHIN THE LOCKS HAVE BEEN LOWERED. INTERESTS IN THE AREA SHOULD
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AND LISTEN TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM
PARISH OFFICIALS. ENGINEERS CONTINUE TO MONITOR AND ASSESS THE
INTEGRITY OF THE STRUCTURE.

LAT...LON 3059 8981 3057 8981 3051 8976 3042 8974
      3042 8978 3047 8981 3051 8982 3054 8987
      3059 8987

$$

24/RR

Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
914 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

THE TCHEFUNCTE RIVER ABOVE US HIGHWAY 190 NEAR COVINGTON AFFECTING ST.
TAMMANY PARISH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECASTS
WILL BE MADE IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS.

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  REMEMBER...TWO FEET OF
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS.  TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER...FOR
THE LATEST INFORMATION.  THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.

&&

LAC103-032014-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0068.000000T0000Z-120904T1330Z/
/CUSL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.120831T2300Z.120904T0730Z.NO/
914 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
  THE TCHEFUNCTE RIVER ABOVE US HIGHWAY 190 NEAR COVINGTON.
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:30 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.8 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE STAGE BY
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...TCHEFUNCTE CAMP GROUNDS WILL BE UNDER A FEW
  INCHES OF WATER. THE GOODBEE COMMUMUNITY IS THREATENED WITH
  FLOODING. WATER WILL INVADE CAMP TCHEFUNCTE`S PARKING LOT. VEHICLES
  MUST BE REMOVED TO HIGHER GROUND
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...WATER WILL INVADE CAMP TCHEFUNCTE`S PARKING
  LOT. VEHICLES MUST BE REMOVED TO HIGHER GROUND
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...THE CAMP TCHEFUNCTE SOFTBALL FIELD WILL BE
  UNDER WATER. THE CAMP PARKING LOT IS THREATENED WITH FLOODING AND
  VEHICLES ARE ADVISED TO BE MOVED IF HIGHER RIVER STAGES ARE
  ANTICIPATED.

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1036 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

THE BOGUE CHITTO RIVER AT FRANKLINTON AFFECTING WASHINGTON PARISH

THE BOGUE CHITTO RIVER NEAR BUSH AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY PARISH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECASTS
WILL BE MADE IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS.

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  REMEMBER...TWO FEET OF
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS.  TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER...FOR
THE LATEST INFORMATION.  THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.

&&

LAC103-032136-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0072.000000T0000Z-120907T0900Z/
/BSHL1.3.ER.120831T0040Z.120902T1045Z.120907T0300Z.NR/
1036 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BOGUE CHITTO RIVER NEAR BUSH.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10:15 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.7 FEET.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  THURSDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...HOMES NEAR THE RIVER ALONG LOUISIANA HIGHWAY
  21 WILL BE MODERATELY FLOODED. THE ACCESS ROAD UPSTREAM OF THE
  BRIDGE WILL REMAIN INUNDATED
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...HOMES IN LOW LYING AREAS ON THE DOWNSTREAM
  SIDE OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY  21 NEAR THE BRIDGE WILL FLOOD. THE
  ACCESS ROAD UPSTREAM OF THE BRIDGE WILL REMAIN INUNDATED
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE ACCESS ROAD UPSTREAM OF THE BRIDGE WILL
  FLOOD. THE RIVER WILL LEAVE THE MAIN CHANNEL ON THE LEFT BANK BELOW
  THE BRIDGE FLOODING WOODLANDS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY
  21
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...GRAVEL PITS UPSTREAM OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 21
  WILL BEGIN TO OVERFLOW THREATENING PROPERTY AT LOWER ELEVATIONS ON
  EITHER SIDE OF HIGHWAY 21 IN THE VICINITY OF THE BRIDGE.

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1029 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI...

THE PEARL RIVER NEAR BOGALUSA AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...WASHINGTON...
HANCOCK AND PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES

THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...HANCOCK AND
PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECASTS
WILL BE MADE IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS.

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  REMEMBER...TWO FEET OF
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS.  TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER...FOR
THE LATEST INFORMATION.  THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.

&&

LAC103-117-MSC045-109-032129-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0073.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BXAL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.120902T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1029 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR BOGALUSA.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY CREST AND REMAIN AT OR
  NEAR 21.0 FEET FROM NOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  THE RIVER
  IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SLOWLY FALLING THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...WOODLANDS AND CROP ACREAGE ALONG THE RIVER
  WILL BE FLOODED. THE BOGUE CHITTO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA WILL BE
  INUNDATED WITH WATER IN RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND OVER ACCESS ROADS.
  AT 21 FEET PROPERTY EAST OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 21 ALONG BOGALUSA
  CREEK WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...WOODLANDS AND CROP ACREAGE ALONG THE RIVER
  WILL BE FLOODED. THE BOGUE CHITTO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA WILL BE
  INUNDATED WITH WATER IN RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND OVER ACCESS ROADS
* IMPACT...AT 18.5 FEET...WOODLANDS AND CROP ACREAGE ALONG THE RIVER
  WILL BE FLOODED. THE BOGUE CHITTO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA WILL BE
  INUNDATED WITH WATER IN RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND OVER ACCESS ROADS
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WOODLANDS AND CROP ACREAGE ALONG THE RIVER
  WILL BE FLOODED.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...WOODLANDS ALONG THE RIVER AND WILDLIFE
  MANAGEMENT PROPERTY WILL BE FLOODED.

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1029 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI...

THE PEARL RIVER NEAR BOGALUSA AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...WASHINGTON...
HANCOCK AND PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES

THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...HANCOCK AND
PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECASTS
WILL BE MADE IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS.

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  REMEMBER...TWO FEET OF
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS.  TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER...FOR
THE LATEST INFORMATION.  THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.

&&

LAC103-MSC045-109-032129-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0074.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.3.ER.120831T0030Z.120904T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1029 AM CDT SUN SEP 2 2012

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING UNTIL SLOWLY
  CRESTING AT AROUND 19.5 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING. THE RIVER IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN SLOWLY FALLING THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...THERE WILL BE MAJOR FLOODING OF RIVER
  GARDENS AND MODERATE FLOODING OF LOWER PORTIONS IN MAGNOLIA FOREST
  SUBDIVISIONS. SUBDIVISIONS SOUTH OF I-10 AND EAST OF MILITARY ROAD
  WILL BE THREATENED WITH FLOODING. THE INDIAN VILLAGE ROAD ACCESS TO
  RIVER OAKS SUBDIVISION WILL BE UNDER WATER AT SEVERAL PLACES
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...RIVER GARDENS SUBDIVISION WILL BE MODERATELY
  FLOODED WITH SEVERAL STREETS IMPASSABLE AND A FEW HOMES FLOODED IN
  THE VICINITY OF GUM BAYOU. A FEW HOMES WILL ALSO BE THREATENED IN
  MAGNOLIA FOREST. SECONDARY ROADS TO THE RIVER AND THROUGHOUT HONEY
  ISLAND SWAMP WILL REMAIN INUNDATED
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WATER ON LOW LYING PROPERTY AND OVER THE
  LOWER PORTIONS OF STREETS IN RIVER GARDENS SUBDIVISION WILL SLOWLY
  BEGIN TO DRAIN
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...LOWER PORTIONS OF STREETS IN RIVER GARDENS
  SUBDIVISION WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. SECONDARY ROADS TO THE RIVER AND
  THROUGHOUT HONEY ISLAND SWAMP WILL REMAIN INUNDATED. PROPERTY IN
  THE VICINITY OF THE GAGE IS FLOODED THREATENING ABOUT 20 HOMES
  ALONG THE LEFT BANK.  THE BOGUE CHITTO NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
  WILL BE CLOSED TO HUNTING AT THE 15.5 FOOT STAGE
* IMPACT...AT 15.5 FEET...SECONDARY ROADS TO THE RIVER AND THROUGHOUT
  HONEY ISLAND SWAMP ARE INUNDATED. PROPERTY IN THE VICINITY OF THE
  GAGE IS FLOODED THREATENING ABOUT 20 HOMES ALONG THE LEFT BANK.
  THE BOGUE CHITTO NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WILL BE CLOSED TO HUNTING
  AT THE 15.5 FOOT STAGE.

Update 02 Sept 2012 2010Z:

ST TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WLOX) – Officials in St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana say the danger of a lock failing on a Pearl River Canal has eased.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worked overnight to stabilize the lock.

A mandatory evacuation is no longer in effect, for those Louisiana residents. However, officials are maintaining a voluntary evacuation status for people in hundreds of homes near Lock Number 2 on the canal.

Any potential danger from Lock Number 2 failing would not effect Mississippi, according to the National Weather Service.

wwltv.com:

Posted on September 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Updated today at 10:36 AM

SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: The Army Corps of Engineers is at the site on Lock 2. They were able to relieve the pressure by lowering the level of the water upstream to the to the lowest level possible. They are conducting tests to determine the structural integrity now. The evacuation is now voluntary.


Eyes in St. Tammany Parish are still honed in on the Pearl River.

A mandatory evacuation has been in place for most of the day along the Pearl River Diversion Canal because of an unstable lock holding back the river’s swollen waters due to Hurricane Isaac.

It was estimated that if water got around the lock, that it could reach a height of 11 feet.

A valve was opened to help relieve pressure and water was starting to get lower, but the Army Corps planned to stay on site and monitor the situation. The mandatory evacuation remained in place as of 10 p.m.

wspa.com UPDATE: August 31, 12:43 a.m.

Isaac Weakens To Tropical Depression

Isaac is now a Tropical depression centered near southern Arkansas. Winds continue to upwards to 30 miles-per hour. It is expected to move northward through the Mississippi River Valley before moving into the Ohio River Valley by Saturday night.

A Tornado Watch is in effect for all of central and southern Mississippi, as well as portions of southeast Louisiana.

Tropical Storm Leslie has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and has maximum sustained winds at 50 miles-per hour. It is moving west at 18 miles-per hour. It is projected to move west toward Puerto Rico by Sunday.

Hurricane Kirk remains well out in the Atlantic and is not a threat to land. As of 11 p.m., wind gusts were 100 miles per-hour and moving north northwest at 12 miles-per hour.

UPDATE: August 30th 2012, 4:40 p.m.

Issac has now been downgraded to a Tropical Depression.

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WTNT34 KNHC 301740
TCPAT4

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM ISAAC INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  38A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092012
100 PM CDT THU AUG 30 2012

…SLOW-MOVING ISAAC DRENCHING SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA AND
MISSISSIPPI WITH HEAVY RAINFALL…
…SIGNIFICANT STORM SURGE CONTINUES…

SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…32.2N 92.3W
ABOUT 25 MI…45 KM SW OF MONROE LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…992 MB…29.29 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY…

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR…
* MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA TO THE MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA BORDER…
INCLUDING LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
——————————
AT 100 PM CDT…1800 UTC…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ISAAC WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.2 NORTH…LONGITUDE 92.3 WEST. ISAAC IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH…15 KM/H. A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED BY LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY. ON THE
FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF ISAAC WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER
LOUISIANA TODAY…OVER ARKANSAS ON FRIDAY…AND OVER SOUTHERN
MISSOURI FRIDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH…65 KM/H… WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS THE STORM
CONTINUES TO MOVE OVER LAND…AND ISAAC IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 195 MILES…315
KM…MAINLY TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OVER WATER AND ALSO
ALONG THE COASTS OF MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON NEARBY SURFACE
OBSERVATIONS 992 MB…29.29 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
———————-
EVEN THOUGH ISAAC IS NO LONGER A HURRICANE…LIFE-THREATENING
HAZARDS FROM STORM SURGE…INLAND FLOODING…AND TORNADOES ARE
STILL OCCURRING.

STORM SURGE…THE COMBINATION OF A STORM SURGE AND THE TIDE WILL
CAUSE NORMALLY DRY AREAS NEAR THE COAST TO BE FLOODED BY RISING
WATERS. THE WATER COULD REACH THE FOLLOWING DEPTHS ABOVE GROUND
IF THE PEAK SURGE OCCURS AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE…

* MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA…4 TO 8 FT
* ALABAMA…2 TO 4 FT
* SOUTH-CENTRAL LOUISIANA…1 TO 3 FT
* FLORIDA PANHANDLE…1 TO 2 FT

THE DEEPEST WATER WILL OCCUR ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST IN AREAS OF
ONSHORE WINDS.  SURGE-RELATED FLOODING DEPENDS ON THE RELATIVE
TIMING OF THE SURGE AND THE TIDAL CYCLE…AND CAN VARY GREATLY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES.  FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…PLEASE
SEE PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.  NEAR THE
COAST…THE SURGE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS WAVES.

BASED ON OBSERVATIONS FROM NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE TIDE GAGES…AT
NEW CANAL STATION LOUISIANA…A STORM SURGE OF NEAR 6 FEET IS
PERSISTING ALONG THE SOUTHERN SHORE OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN…AND A
STORM SURGE VALUE OF NEAR 5 FEET CONTINUES AT WAVELAND MISSISSIPPI.

WIND…TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WARNING
AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

RAINFALL…ISAAC IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 7 TO 14 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 25 INCHES
POSSIBLE…OVER NORTHERN AND EASTERN LOUISIANA….MUCH OF
MISSISSIPPI…SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA…ARKANSAS AND INTO SOUTHERN
MISSOURI THROUGH FRIDAY. THESE RAINS COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT
LOWLAND FLOODING. THE HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL WILL BE SPREADING
EASTWARD THIS WEEKEND INTO PORTIONS OF THE MID-WEST AND OHIO VALLEY
REGIONS.

TORNADOES…TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CENTRAL GULF COAST
REGION AND PARTS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY THROUGH
TODAY.

SURF…DANGEROUS SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO
AFFECT THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA AND THE NORTHERN GULF COAST FOR THE
NEXT DAY OR SO.

NEXT ADVISORY
————-
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY…400 PM CDT.

$$
FORECASTER STEWART

Spanish:

WTNT34 TJSJ 301740
TCPAT4

BOLETÍN
TORMENTA TROPICAL ISAAC ADVERTENCIA INTERMEDIA NUMERO 38A
NWS CENTRO NACIONAL DE HURACANES MIAMI FL AL092012
100 PM CDT jue 30 de agosto 2012

… De lento movimiento ISAAC empapando SURESTE DE LOUISIANA Y
MISSISSIPPI CON LLUVIA FUERTE …
MAREJADA SIGNIFICATIVO … CONTINÚA …

RESUMEN DE LAS 100 PM CDT … 1800 UTC … INFORMACIÓN
———————————————-
UBICACIÓN … 32.2N 92.3W
ACERCA DE MI 25 … 45 KM SW DE MONROE LOUISIANA
VIENTOS MAXIMOS SOSTENIDOS … 40 MPH … 65 KM / H
MOVIMIENTO ACTUAL … NNW O 330 GRADOS A 9 MPH … 15 KM / H
PRESION MINIMA CENTRAL … 992 MB … 29.29 PULGADAS

RELOJES Y ADVERTENCIAS
——————–
CAMBIOS CON ESTA ADVERTENCIA …

NINGUNO.

RESUMEN DE VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS EN EFECTO …

UN AVISO DE TORMENTA TROPICAL ESTA EN EFECTO PARA …
* MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA HASTA LA FRONTERA ENTRE MISSISSIPPI Y ALABAMA …
Incluyendo el lago Pontchartrain y MAUREPAS LAGO

PARA INFORMACION ESPECIFICA PARA SU AREA … FAVOR MONITOREAR
LOS PRODUCTOS EMITIDOS POR SU LOCAL DEL SERVICIO NACIONAL DE METEOROLOGIA
OFICINA.

DISCUSION Y PERSPECTIVAS PARA LAS PROXIMAS 48 HORAS
——————————
A LAS 100 PM CDT … 1800 UTC … EL CENTRO DE LA TORMENTA TROPICAL Isaac
LOCALIZADO CERCA DE LA LATITUD 32.2 NORTE … LONGITUD 92.3 OESTE. Isaac es
MOVIENDO HACIA EL NORTE-NOROESTE A CERCA DE 9 MPH … 15 KM / H. UN GIRO
HACIA EL NORTE SE ESPERA POR LA TARDE ESTA NOCHE O TEMPRANO EL VIERNES. EN EL
PREVISIÓN TRAYECTORIA … EL CENTRO DE ISAAC CONTINUARA MOVIENDOSE SOBRE
LOUISIANA HOY … OVER ARKANSAS EL VIERNES … Y SOBRE EL SUR
MISSOURI VIERNES POR LA NOCHE.

LOS VIENTOS MAXIMOS SOSTENIDOS ESTAN CERCA DE 40 MPH … 65 KM / H. .. CON MAYOR
RAFAGAS. DEBILITAMIENTO SE PRONOSTICA DURANTE LAS PROXIMAS 48 HORAS COMO LA TORMENTA
Continúa moviéndose SOBRE TIERRA … Y SE ESPERA QUE ISAAC HAZTE
DEPRESIÓN TROPICAL ESTA TARDE O NOCHE.

Tormenta tropical vientos con fuerza EXTIENDEN HACIA AFUERA HASTA 195 MILLAS … 315
KM … MAYORMENTE AL SURESTE DEL CENTRO SOBRE EL AGUA Y TAMBIÉN
A LO LARGO DE LAS COSTAS DE MISSISSIPPI Y EL SURESTE DE LOUISIANA.

LA PRESION CENTRAL MINIMA ESTIMADA BASADA EN LA SUPERFICIE DE CERCA
OBSERVACIONES 992 MB … 29.29 PULGADAS.

RIESGOS QUE AFECTAN A LA TIERRA
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Aunque Isaac YA NO ES UN HURACAN … que amenaza la vida
LOS PELIGROS DE LAS INUNDACIONES POR MAREJADA … INTERIOR … Y TORNADOS SON
Sigue produciendo.

MAREJADA … LA COMBINACIÓN DE UNA MAREJADA Y MAREA LA VOLUNTAD
CAUSA áreas normalmente secas CERCA DE LA COSTA ser inundado por la subida
AGUAS. El agua podría llegar a las profundidades SIGUIENTES sobre el suelo
SI SURGE EL PICO SE PRODUCE EN EL MOMENTO DE MAREA ALTA …

* Mississippi y Louisiana … SURESTE DE 4 A 8 FT
* ALABAMA … 2 A 4 PIES
* CENTRO-SUR DE LOUISIANA … 1 a 3 pies
* Panhandle de Florida … 1 a 2 pies

Las aguas más profundas OCURRE LO LARGO DE LA COSTA INMEDIATA EN LAS ZONAS DE
VIENTOS HACIA TIERRA. SURGE inundaciones relacionadas DEPENDE DEL PARIENTE
MOMENTO DE LA MAREJADA Y EL CICLO DE MAREA … y puede variar mucho a lo largo
Distancias cortas. PARA INFORMACION ESPECIFICA PARA SU AREA … FAVOR
VER PRODUCTOS EMITIDOS POR SU OFICINA LOCAL DEL SERVICIO METEOROLÓGICO. CERCA DE LA
COSTA … LA MAREJADA SERÁN ACOMPAÑADOS POR OLAS GRANDES Y PELIGROSAS.

Basándose en las observaciones de la National mareógrafos Servicio Oceánico … AT
NUEVO CANAL DE LA ESTACIÓN DE LOUISIANA … una marejada de cerca de 6 pies es
PERSISTIENDO A LO LARGO DE LA COSTA SUR DE lago Pontchartrain … Y UN
VALOR DE LA MAREJADA CERCA DE 5 PIES EN CONTINUA Waveland.

VIENTO … CONDICIONES DE TORMENTA TROPICAL SE CONTINUARA A TRAVES DE LA ATENCIÓN
ÁREA DE HASTA ESTA TARDE.

LLUVIA … ISAAC SE ESPERA QUE PRODUZCA ACUMULACIONES TOTALES DE LLUVIA
DE 7 A 14 PULGADAS … CON CANTIDADES AISLADAS DE 25 PULGADAS
POSIBLE … MÁS DE NORTE Y ESTE DE LOUISIANA …. MUCHO DE
MISSISSIPPI … SUROESTE DE ALABAMA … ARKANSAS Y EN EL SUR
MISSOURI A VIERNES. ESTAS LLUVIAS PODRIAN CAUSAR UNA CONSIDERABLE
TIERRAS BAJAS INUNDACIONES. EL POTENCIAL DE LLUVIAS FUERTES SE DIFUSIÓN
AL ESTE ESTE FIN DE SEMANA EN PARTES DE LA MITAD OCCIDENTAL Y VALLE DE OHIO
REGIONES.

TORNADOS … TORNADOS SON POSIBLES A LO LARGO DE LA COSTA CENTRAL DEL GOLFO
REGIÓN Y PARTES DE LA BAJA POR valle del río Mississippi
HOY.

SURF SURF … RIP PELIGROSO Y CONDICIONES ACTUALES CONTINUARA
AFECTAR LA COSTA OESTE DE FLORIDA Y LA COSTA NORTE DEL GOLFO DE
PROXIMOS DIAS.

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Hurricane Local Statements for ISAAC

Issuing WFO Homepage Hurricane Local Statement
Shreveport, LA 1248 PM CDT THU AUG 30
New Orleans / Baton Rouge, LA 1040 AM CDT THU AUG 30
Jackson, MS 1036 AM CDT THU AUG 30
Lake Charles, LA 1019 AM CDT THU AUG 30
San Angelo, TX 655 AM CDT THU AUG 30

21 Aug 2012: Tropical Storm Isaac poses possible threat to GOP convention in Florida

22 Aug 2012:

The Weather Channel (www.weather.com):

Tropical Storm Isaac is forecast to continue strengthening steadily as it moves through the northern Lesser Antilles on Wednesday and into the northeast Caribbean by Thursday. Isaac could become a hurricane as early as Thursday.

Residents and visitors of the northern Caribbean, Yucatan Peninsula, southeastern United States and the central/eastern Gulf Coast should watch the progress of Isaac closely over the next week or more.

Initial impacts from Isaac will be felt in the northeastern Caribbean islands Wednesday into Thursday. Numerous watches and warnings have been issued, including a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the southern Dominican Republic. Puerto Rico will see its greatest impacts from Isaac on Thursday.

(TRACK ISAAC: Interactive hurricane tracker)

The Weather Channel (www.weather.com):
Tormenta tropical Isaac se prevé continuar fortaleciendo constantemente mientras se mueve a través de las Antillas menores del Norte el miércoles y en el Caribe noreste para el jueves. Isaac podría convertirse en un huracán tan pronto como el jueves.
Los residentes y visitantes de el Caribe Norte, Península de Yucatán, sureste de Estados Unidos y el central y oriental del Golfo deben vigilar el progreso de Isaac estrechamente la próxima semana o más.
Impactos iniciales de Isaac se sentirán en las Islas del Caribe noreste el miércoles al jueves. Se han publicado numerosos relojes y advertencias, incluyendo una vigilancia de huracán para Puerto Rico, las Islas Vírgenes y República Dominicana del Sur. Puerto Rico verá sus mayores impactos de Isaac el jueves.
The Weather Channel (www.weather.com) :
Tempête tropicale Isaac prévoit continuer renforcer régulièrement lorsqu’il se déplace à travers les petites Antilles du Nord, le mercredi et dans les Caraïbes du nord-est par jeudi. Isaac pourrait devenir un ouragan dès jeudi.
Résidents et visiteurs de la Caraïbe du Nord, péninsule du Yucatan, sud-est des États-Unis et le central/eastern Gulf Coast devraient surveiller les progrès d’Isaac étroitement au cours de la semaine prochaine ou plus.
Les impacts initiaux d’Isaac feront sentir dans les îles des Caraïbes du nord-est mercredi à jeudi. Nombreuses veilles et avertissements ont été émis, y compris une veille d’ouragan pour Porto Rico, les îles Vierges américaines et la République dominicaine du Sud. Puerto Rico verra ses répercussions les plus importantes d’Isaac le jeudi.
24 Aug 2012 0856 GMT/UTC:
Haiti, Dominican Republic await Tropical Storm Isaac
Tropical Storm Isaac Storm warnings have already been declared for Puerto Rico and parts of the US Virgin Island  Haiti and the Dominican Republic are braced for a battering as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Hispaniola, the island shared by the two countries.Some 400,000 Haitians still living in makeshift camps after a deadly earthquake in 2010 are “amongst the most vulnerable”, aid groups warn.Isaac could have become a hurricane by the time it is due to hit the island later today (Friday), meteorologists say – BBC News
Haití, República Dominicana esperan Tormenta Tropical Isaac
Advertencias de tormenta tropical Isaac tormenta ya han sido declaradas para Puerto Rico y partes de la Virgin Island
Haití y República Dominicana son apoyados por una agresión como Tormenta Tropical Isaac se acerca a la española, la isla compartida por los dos países.
Unos 400.000 haitianos siguen viviendo en campamentos improvisados tras un mortífero terremoto en 2010 son “entre los más vulnerables”, advierten grupos de ayuda.
Isaac podría han convertido en un huracán por el momento es debido al éxito la isla hoy (viernes), dicen los meteorólogos – BBC News
Haïti, République dominicaine attendent tempête tropicale Isaac
Avertissements de tempête tropicale Isaac tempête ont déjà été déclarés pour Porto Rico et les parties de l’île vierge US
Haïti et la République dominicaine sont contreventés pour un percutant l’approche de la tempête tropicale Isaac Hispaniola, l’île partagée par les deux pays.
Quelque 400 000 Haïtiens vivent toujours dans des camps de fortune après un tremblement de terre meurtrier en 2010 sont « parmi les plus vulnérables », avertissent les groupes d’aide.
Isaac aurait pu devenir un ouragan au moment où qu’elle est due à succès l’île plus tard aujourd’hui (vendredi), météorologues disent – BBC News
25 Aug 2012 1642 GMT/UTC

TWC: Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to be a hurricane by the time it reaches the Florida Keys sometime Sunday, with conditions to deteriorate in southern Florida throughout the day Sunday.The 11 a.m. advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center reports Isaac’s winds at 60 mph with its pressure at 998 millibars, a slight increase from the advisory three hours earlier. The system was moving northwest at 14 mph.Even though Isaac weakened briefly overnight as it moved over the mountains along the western tip of Hispanola, the tropical storm is expected to strengthen moving forward. The storm’s projected track has shifted slightly to the east, and remained a possible threat to Tampa, Fla., where the Republican National Convention starts Monday.Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches the state.Scott said the goal was to make sure every local, state and federal agency “has the exact same information” on the storm and preparations in order to make informed decisions. He issued the state of emergency Saturday during a media briefing in Broward County.Dr. Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, said the storm has shifted in a way that could lead to Isaac, already a huge tropical storm, to increase in intensity.”Over the last several days we’ve been talking about how interdependent the track intensity forecasts are in this case relative how much time the center of Isaac spends over land on the way from the Caribbean to Florida, said Dr. Rick Knabb, head of the National Hurricane Center on The Weather Channel.”Unfortunately for the U.S., it took a path of least resistence by going in between Haiti and  Cuba. There is still some interaction with terrain there disrupting circulation somewhat. But, compared to yesterday, we’re more confident — unfortunately for Florida — that it’s going to take a path that spends more time over the land mass of Cuba that we thought possible yesterday.”Knabb said he expects conditions to begin “to go downhill” in Florida early Sunday, adding that he is “concerned about southwest Florida, not just the southeast, because they’re very, very vulnerable to storm surge down there, and, as of our 8am advisory, we’re talking about the potential for 5-to-7 feet of storm surge inundation in portions of the coastal areas of southwestern Florida.Said Knabb: “The intensity (of Isaac) even if it remains over water is still uncertain. We can’t 100 percent guarantee that a hurricane is going to cross over the Keys of southern Florida, but the chances are high enough that we’re forecasting that, and there is a hurricane warning down there.”

Spanish:

Tropical Storm Isaac se espera que sea un huracán en el momento en que llegue a los Cayos de la Florida en algún momento del domingo, con las condiciones que se deterioran en el sur de Florida durante todo el día domingo.

De las 11 am aviso emitido por el Centro Nacional de Huracanes informa vientos de Isaac a 60 millas por hora con su presión a 998 milibares, un ligero aumento de los asesores tres horas antes. El sistema se movía hacia el noroeste a 14 mph.

A pesar de que Isaac se debilitó brevemente durante la noche mientras se movía sobre las montañas a lo largo de la punta occidental de la Española, la tormenta tropical se espera que se fortalezca hacia adelante. Pista proyectada de la tormenta se ha desplazado ligeramente hacia el este, y se mantuvo una posible amenaza a Tampa, Florida, donde la Convención Nacional Republicana comienza el lunes.

Gobernador de Florida, Rick Scott ha declarado el estado de emergencia como la tormenta tropical Isaac se acerca al estado.

Scott dijo que el objetivo era asegurarse de que todas las agencias locales, estatales y federal “tiene la misma información” sobre la tormenta y los preparativos con el fin de tomar decisiones informadas. Emitió el estado de emergencia el sábado durante una rueda de prensa en el condado de Broward.

Dr. Rick Knabb, director del Centro Nacional de Huracanes, dijo que la tormenta ha pasado de una manera que podría llevar a Isaac, ya es una tormenta tropical enorme, aumentando en intensidad.

“En los últimos días hemos estado hablando de cómo interdependiente de los pronósticos de intensidad de pesca son en este caso relativo cuánto tiempo el centro de Isaac pasa por la tierra en el camino desde el Caribe hasta Florida, dijo el Dr. Rick Knabb, jefe de el Centro Nacional de Huracanes en The Weather Channel.

“Desafortunadamente para los EE.UU., tomó el camino de menor resistencia yendo entre Haití y Cuba Todavía hay cierta interacción con el terreno no interrumpir la circulación de alguna manera, pero, en comparación con ayer, estamos más seguros -.. Desafortunadamente para Florida – – que va a tomar un camino que pasa más tiempo en la masa de tierra de Cuba que creíamos posible ayer “.

Knabb dijo que espera que las condiciones para comenzar “a ir cuesta abajo” en Florida la madrugada del domingo, y agregó que está “preocupado por el suroeste de Florida, no sólo el sureste, ya que son muy, muy vulnerables a la marejada ciclónica allá abajo, y, a partir de 08 a.m. nuestro asesoramiento, estamos hablando de la posibilidad de que de 5 a 7 pies de inundación de mareas de tempestad en las partes de las zonas costeras del suroeste de Florida.

Dicho Knabb:. “La intensidad (de Isaac), incluso si permanece sobre el agua es aún incierto Podemos no es 100 por ciento de garantía de que un huracán va a cruzar los Cayos del sur de Florida, pero las ocasiones son lo suficientemente alto que nosotros” volver a pronosticar que, y hay una advertencia de huracán ahí abajo “.

French:

La tempête tropicale Isaac devrait être un ouragan au moment où il atteint parfois les Keys de Floride dimanche, avec des conditions à se détériorer dans le sud de la Floride pendant toute la journée du dimanche.

De 11 heures consultatif émis par le Centre national des ouragans rapporte vents d’Isaac à 60 mph avec sa pression de 998 millibars, soit une légère hausse dans les trois heures plus tôt consultatifs. Le système se déplaçait au nord-ouest à 14 mph.

Même si Isaac affaibli brièvement durant la nuit pendant qu’il se déplaçait sur les montagnes le long de la pointe ouest de l’Hispaniola, la tempête tropicale devrait se renforcer aller de l’avant. La trajectoire prévue de la tempête s’est déplacée légèrement à l’est, et demeure une menace possible à Tampa, en Floride, où la Convention nationale républicaine commence lundi.

Floride gouverneur Rick Scott a déclaré l’état d’urgence alors que la tempête tropicale Isaac se rapproche de l’état.

Scott a déclaré que le but était de s’assurer que chaque local, organisme étatique et fédéral »a exactement les mêmes informations” sur la tempête et les préparatifs en vue de prendre des décisions éclairées. Il a émis l’état d’urgence samedi lors d’une conférence de presse à Broward County.

Dr. Rick Knabb, directeur du National Hurricane Center, a déclaré la tempête s’est déplacée d’une manière qui pourrait conduire à Isaac, déjà une énorme tempête tropicale, à augmenter en intensité.

«Au cours des derniers jours, nous avons parlé de la façon dont interdépendant, les prévisions d’intensité de piste sont dans ce cas par rapport combien de temps le centre d’Isaac passe sur la terre sur le chemin de la Caraïbe en Floride, a déclaré le Dr Rick Knabb, chef de le Centre national des ouragans sur The Weather Channel.

“Malheureusement pour les Etats-Unis, il a fallu un chemin de moindre résistance en allant entre Haïti et Cuba Il ya encore une certaine interaction avec le terrain il perturber la circulation un peu Mais, par rapport à hier, nous sommes plus confiants -.. Malheureusement pour la Floride – – que ça va prendre un chemin qui passe plus de temps sur la masse terrestre de Cuba que nous pensions possible hier “.

Knabb a dit qu’il s’attend à ce que les conditions pour commencer “à descendre” en Floride dimanche matin, ajoutant qu’il est «préoccupé sud-ouest de la Floride, et pas seulement le sud-est, parce qu’ils sont très, très vulnérable à une onde de tempête là-bas, et, comme d’ 8 heures de notre conseil, nous parlons de la possibilité pour le 5-à-7 pieds d’inondation des ondes de tempête dans les parties des zones côtières du sud-ouest de la Floride.

Knabb dit:. “L’intensité (d’Isaac), même si elle reste au-dessus de l’eau est encore incertain Nous ne pouvons pas garantir à 100 pour cent que l’ouragan va traverser les Keys de la Floride du Sud, mais les chances sont assez élevées que nous re prévision de cela, et il ya un ouragan en garde là-bas. ”

25 Aug 2012 2017 GMT/UTC:
Dr. Jeff Masters, 2:24 PM GMT on August 25, 2012:
Tropical Storm Isaac is pounding Haiti and the Dominican Republic with torrential rains that are causing extremely dangerous flooding and landslides. Isaac’s center passed over Haiti’s southwest peninsula early this morning, tracking about 50 miles west of the capital of Port-au-Prince. As the center pulled away to the northwest, Isaac’s heaviest thunderstorms moved ashore over Hispaniola near sunrise, and are now dumping heavy rains with rainfall rates approaching one inch per hour, according to recent microwave satellite estimates. Barahona on the south coast of the Dominican Republic had received 5.14″ of rain as of 8 am EDT this morning, and it is probable that some mountainous areas in Haiti and the Dominican Republic have already received up to 10″ of rain from Isaac. These rains will continue though much of the day, and have the potential to cause high loss of life in Hispaniola.
Spanish:
Tropical Storm Isaac está golpeando Haití y la República Dominicana con lluvias torrenciales que causan inundaciones y deslizamientos de tierra extremadamente peligroso. Centro de Isaac pasó por la península suroeste de Haití esta mañana, el seguimiento de cerca de 50 millas al oeste de la capital, Port-au-Prince. A medida que el centro se alejó hacia el noroeste, más fuertes tormentas de Isaac se trasladó a tierra a través de la salida del sol cerca de la Española, y ahora el dumping fuertes lluvias con la precipitación pluvial que se acerca una pulgada por hora, de acuerdo a las recientes estimaciones de microondas satelitales. Barahona, en la costa sur de la República Dominicana había recibido 5,14 “de lluvia a partir del 8 am EDT esta mañana, y es probable que algunas áreas montañosas de Haití y la República Dominicana ya han recibido hasta 10” de la lluvia de Isaac. Estas lluvias continuarán aunque gran parte del día, y tienen el potencial de causar grandes pérdidas de vida en La Española.
French:
La tempête tropicale Isaac bat Haïti et la République dominicaine avec des pluies torrentielles qui provoquent des inondations et des glissements de terrain extrêmement dangereux. Centre d’Isaac passé sur la péninsule sud-ouest d’Haïti ce matin, à environ 50 miles de suivi à l’ouest de la capitale Port-au-Prince. En tant que centre arrachée au nord-ouest, les plus lourds orages Isaac déplacé à terre sur Hispaniola près lever du soleil, et vident maintenant de fortes pluies avec des taux de précipitations approchant un pouce par heure, selon de récentes estimations satellitaires micro-ondes. Barahona, sur la côte sud de la République dominicaine avait reçu 5.14 “de pluie à partir de 8 h HAE ce matin, et il est probable que certaines régions montagneuses d’Haïti et la République dominicaine ont déjà reçu jusqu’à 10” de pluie Isaac. Ces pluies se poursuivront même si une grande partie de la journée, et ont le potentiel de causer des pertes de vie élevée à Hispaniola.
26 Aug 2012:

Killer Storm Isaac Leaves Four dead in Haiti and one in Dominican Republic

By Associated Press

HAVANA — Tropical Storm Isaac pushed over Cuba on Saturday after sweeping across Haiti’s southern peninsula, where it caused flooding and at least four deaths, adding to the misery of a poor nation still trying to recover from the terrible 2010 earthquake.

Isaac’s center made landfall just before midday near the far-eastern tip of Cuba, downing trees and power lines. In the picturesque city of Baracoa, the storm surge flooded the seaside Malecon and a block inland, destroying two homes.

Forecasters said Isaac poses a threat to Florida Monday and Tuesday, just as the Republican Party gathers for its national convention in Tampa. It could eventually hit the Florida Panhandle as a Category 2 hurricane with winds of nearly 100 mph (160 kph).

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency, officials urged vacationers to leave the Florida Keys and the U.S. National Hurricane Center said a hurricane warning was in effect there, as well as for the west coast of Florida from Bonita Beach south to Ocean Reef and for Florida Bay.

At least four people were reported dead in Haiti including a 10-year-old girl who had a wall fall on her, according to the country’s Civil Protection Office. There were no immediate details on how the others died.

The government also reported two injuries; “considerable damage” to agriculture and homes; nearly 8,000 people who were evacuated from their houses or quake shelters; and more than 4,000 who were taken to temporary shelters.

Many, however, stayed and suffered.

The Grise River overflowed north of Port-au-Prince, sending chocolate-brown water spilling through the sprawling shantytown of Cite Soleil, where many people grabbed what possessions they could and carried them on their heads, wading through waist-deep water.

“From last night, we’re in misery,” said Cite Soleil resident Jean-Gymar Joseph. “All our children are sleeping in the mud, in the rain.”

Scores of tents in quake settlements collapsed. In a roadside lot in Cite Soleil, the dozens of tents and shelters provided by international groups after the earthquake were tossed to the ground like pieces of crumpled paper, and the occupants tried to save their belongings.

“They promised they were going to build us a sturdy home and it never came,” Jean-Robert Sauviren, an unemployed 63-year-old father of six said as he stood barefoot in the water and held aloft his arms. “Maybe we don’t deserve anything.”

Ricknel Charles, a 42-year-old pastor, sheltered some 50 displaced people in his church.

“This is the only thing I can do for them: give them a place to sleep,” Charles said.

About 300 homes in Cite Soleil lost their roofs or were flooded three feet (one meter) deep, according to Rachel Brumbaugh, operation manager for the U.S. nonprofit group World Vision.

Doctors Without Borders said it anticipated a spike in cholera cases due to flooding and it was preparing to receive more patients.

The international airport reopened by the afternoon but there was still extensive flooding throughout Port-au-Prince after 24 hours of steady rain.

Spanish:

Killer Storm Isaac hojas muertas en Haití Cuatro y uno en la República Dominicana

Por Associated Press

LA HABANA – La tormenta tropical Isaac empujó sobre Cuba el sábado después de barrer a través de la península sur de Haití, donde causó inundaciones y muertes por lo menos cuatro, sumando a la miseria de una nación pobre todavía está tratando de recuperarse de la terrible terremoto de 2010.

Centro de Isaac tocó tierra justo antes del mediodía cerca de la punta extremo oriental de Cuba, los árboles y derribando cables de electricidad. En la pintoresca ciudad de Baracoa, la tormenta inundó el malecón costero y un bloque de tierra adentro, destruyendo dos casas.

Los meteorólogos dijeron que Isaac representa una amenaza a Florida el lunes y martes, al igual que el Partido Republicano se reúne para su convención nacional en Tampa. Con el tiempo, podría llegar a la península de Florida como un huracán de categoría 2 con vientos de casi 100 mph (160 kph).

Gobernador de Florida, Rick Scott, declaró el estado de emergencia, las autoridades instaron a los turistas abandonar los Cayos de la Florida y los EE.UU. Centro Nacional de Huracanes dijo una advertencia de huracán estaba en efecto allí, así como para la costa oeste de Florida desde el sur hasta Bonita Beach Ocean Reef y Florida Bay.

Al menos cuatro personas murieron en Haití, entre ellos una niña de 10 años de edad, quien sufrió una caída en la pared, según la Oficina del país de Protección Civil. No hubo detalles inmediatos sobre la forma en que los otros murieron.

El Gobierno también informó de dos lesiones; “daños considerables” a la agricultura y los hogares; cerca de 8.000 personas que fueron evacuadas de sus casas o refugios del terremoto, y más de 4.000 que fueron llevados a los refugios temporales.

Muchos, sin embargo, se quedó y sufrió.

El Grise desbordes del río al norte de Port-au-Prince, el envío de color chocolate se derrame agua a través de la extensa barriada de Cite Soleil, donde mucha gente lo tomó posesiones que pudieron y los llevó sobre sus cabezas, vadeando a través de agua hasta la cintura.

“Desde anoche, estamos en la miseria”, dijo el residente de Cité Soleil, Jean-Joseph Gymar. “Todos nuestros niños están durmiendo en el barro, bajo la lluvia.”

Decenas de tiendas de campaña en los asentamientos del terremoto derrumbó. En muchas carreteras en Cité Soleil, las docenas de tiendas de campaña y refugios proporcionados por los grupos internacionales tras el terremoto fueron arrojados al suelo como pedazos de papel arrugado, y sus ocupantes trataron de salvar sus pertenencias.

“Nos prometieron que nos iban a construir un hogar estable y nunca llegó”, dijo Jean-Robert Sauviren, un desempleado de 63 años de edad, padre de seis hijos, dijo mientras permanecía de pie descalzo en el agua y en alto sus brazos. “Tal vez no merecemos nada”.

Ricknel Charles, un pastor de 42 años de edad, al abrigo de unas 50 personas desplazadas en su iglesia.

“Esta es la única cosa que puedo hacer por ellos: darles un lugar para dormir”, dijo Charles.

Cerca de 300 viviendas en Cité Soleil quedaron sin techo o se inundaron tres pies (un metro) de profundidad, según Rachel Brumbaugh, gerente de operaciones de la Visión Mundial EE.UU. sin fines de lucro grupo.

Médicos Sin Fronteras dijo que prevé un aumento en los casos de cólera debido a las inundaciones y se prepara para recibir a más pacientes.

El aeropuerto internacional volvió a abrir por la tarde, pero aún había grandes inundaciones en todo Port-au-Prince, después de 24 horas de lluvia continua.

French:

Tueur de tempête Isaac Feuilles Quatre morts en Haïti et l’autre en République Dominicaine

Par Associated Press

LA HAVANE – La tempête tropicale Isaac poussé sur Cuba le samedi après déferle sur la péninsule sud d’Haïti, où il a causé des inondations et au moins quatre morts, en ajoutant à la misère d’un pays pauvre encore en train de se remettre de la terrible tremblement de terre de 2010.

Centre Isaac a touché terre juste avant midi près de la pointe extrême-orientale de Cuba, les arbres et les lignes électriques Downing. Dans la pittoresque ville de Baracoa, l’onde de tempête a inondé le Malecon et un bloc intérieur des terres, détruisant deux maisons.

Les prévisionnistes dit Isaac constitue une menace pour la Floride lundi et mardi, tout comme le Parti républicain se réunit pour sa convention nationale à Tampa. Il pourrait éventuellement frapper la péninsule de la Floride comme un ouragan de catégorie 2 avec des vents de près de 100 mph (160 kmh).

Floride gouverneur Rick Scott a déclaré l’état d’urgence, les responsables demandé aux vacanciers de quitter les Keys de Floride et le US National Hurricane Center dit un avertissement d’ouragan est en vigueur là-bas, ainsi que pour la côte ouest de la Floride du sud pour Bonita Beach Ocean Reef et pour la baie de Floride.

Au moins quatre personnes ont été déclarées mortes en Haïti, y compris une fillette de 10 ans qui a fait une chute sur son mur, selon le Bureau du pays de la protection civile. Il n’y avait pas de détails sur la façon immédiats les autres sont morts.

Le gouvernement a également fait état de deux blessés; “des dégâts considérables” pour l’agriculture et les maisons; près de 8.000 personnes qui ont été évacuées de leurs maisons ou des abris du tremblement de terre, et plus de 4.000 qui ont été prises pour des abris temporaires.

Beaucoup, cependant, sont restés et ont souffert.

La rivière Grise débordé au nord de Port-au-Prince, l’envoi de brun chocolat humidifier le bidonville tentaculaire à travers de Cité Soleil, où beaucoup de gens saisi ce qu’ils pouvaient biens et les emportèrent sur leurs têtes, pataugeant dans l’eau jusqu’à la taille.

“De la nuit dernière, nous sommes dans la misère», a déclaré Cité Soleil résident Jean-Joseph Gymar. «Tous nos enfants dorment dans la boue, sous la pluie.”

Des dizaines de tentes dans les campements du tremblement de terre s’est effondrée. Dans beaucoup en bordure de route à Cité Soleil, des dizaines de tentes et des abris fournis par des groupes internationaux, après le tremblement de terre ont été jetés sur le sol comme des morceaux de papier froissé, et les occupants ont essayé de sauver leurs biens.

“Ils ont promis qu’ils allaient nous construire une maison solide et il n’est jamais venu», Jean-Robert Sauviren, un chômeur de 63 ans, père de six enfants a dit qu’il était pieds nus dans l’eau et a brandi ses bras. “Peut-être que nous ne méritons pas quoi que ce soit.”

Ricknel Charles, un pasteur de 42 ans, à l’abri quelque 50 personnes déplacées dans son église.

«C’est la seule chose que je peux faire pour eux: leur donner un endroit pour dormir», dit Charles.

Environ 300 maisons à Cité Soleil ont perdu leurs toits ont été inondées ou trois pieds (un mètre) de profondeur, selon Rachel Brumbaugh, directrice des opérations pour la vision américaine à but non lucratif du monde groupe.

Médecins Sans Frontières a déclaré qu’il s’attend à un pic de cas de choléra dus aux inondations et il se préparait à recevoir plus de patients.

La réouverture de l’aéroport international de l’après-midi, mais il y avait encore d’importantes inondations à travers Port-au-Prince après 24 heures de pluie continue.

26 Aug 2012 1806 GMT/UTC: About 20 minutes ago – “The center of Tropical Storm #Isaac is 50 miles south-southeast of Key West.”  (@NWSKeyWest)
26 Aug 2012 2351 GMT/UTC: Huge evacuation of BP workers from Gulf #oil rigs now underway – CNN
28 Aug 2012: Organizers, delegates remain concerned about Isaac as RNC gets under way – http://bit.ly/OHLozk

29 Aug 2012:

Leeve overflows: 75 rescued in Plaquemines Parish – 25 still stranded

BRAITHWAITE, La. —  Rescue workers and public citizens rescued 75 people from flooded homes and rooftops from the town of Braithwaite after it was inundated with 10-12 feet of water, Parish President Billy Nungesser said Wednesday morning.Eyewitness News’ Maya Rodriguez said 25 people were still reportedly awaiting rescue on the parish’s east bank on rooftops and in attics. – WWLTV.com
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30 Aug 2012:

Dam expected to fail – Mandatory evacuation near Tangipahoa River – risk to 40,000 to 60,000 people

BATON ROUGE — Tangipahoa Parish officials have issued a mandatory evacuation for communities near the Tangipahoa River because Percy Quin Dam in Mississippi is expected to fail, officials said Thursday. The dam in Pike County is in imminent danger of failure due to flooding from Hurricane Isaac, officials said.

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise announced that parish President Gordon Burgess called for immediate, mandatory evacuation on his Facebook page, saying the dam on Lake Tangipahoa is in “extreme danger” of failing.

The evacuation area runs from Kentwood to Robert along the river, he said.

State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson said Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness head Kevin Davis was on his way to Tangipahoa to work with Burgess on the evacuation. The National Guard has a helicopter hovering over the dam to monitor the situation, Edmonson said. As of 10:45 the structure was still holding, he said. – nola.com

Gov @BobbyJindal: Could be between 40k-60k people affected by the flooding in Tangipahoa if dam breaks

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