Plaquemines Parish Levee Succumbs To Hurricane Isaac, Storm Stalls Over Louisiana From New Orleans To Baton Rouge
August 29 2012 9:31 AM
Levees overtopped in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana on Wednesday morning as Hurricane Isaac dumped inches of water onto many of the Gulf Coast cities.
Isaac Just Miles From Louisiana Coast
August 28 2012 7:17 PM
Hurricane Isaac neared landfall on the coast of Louisiana early Tuesday evening, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Arctic Sea Ice Coverage Sets Record Low
August 28 2012 4:09 PM
A prominent pediatric organization points to circumcision's health benefits, but stops short of decreeing that all male infants should go under the knife.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: First Case Of Looting Reported In Slidell, Louisiana, Major Flooding Seen In Parts Of South Carolina
August 28 2012 3:47 PM
Since Isaac was pronounced a category one hurricane Tuesday afternoon, rain has been seen moving very slowly over the Carolinas, hundreds of miles from the storm's center. As much as 3.5 inches of rain fell in just 90 minutes in Charleston, South Carolina, and is causing major flooding in some locations, according to multiple reports.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Evacuations Ordered In Low-Lying Areas Of Mississippi, Tornado Warning Issued Southeastern Louisiana
August 28 2012 1:46 PM
Tropical storm Isaac has officially turned into category one Hurricane Isaac. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Isaac became a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday with winds of 75 mph and could get even stronger.
Tropical Storm Isaac On The Verge Of Becoming A Hurricane, Threatening Northern Gulf Coast
August 28 2012 5:54 AM
After saturating Florida with heavy rains and strong winds, tropical storm Isaac is now on the verge of becoming a hurricane, with significant storm surge and flood threat to the northern Gulf coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Tropical Storm Strengthens Into 'Robust' Form, On Path To New Orleans
August 28 2012 12:44 AM
After targeting the U.S. Gulf coast Monday with ponderous rains and strong winds, tropical storm Isaac's path is now directed toward New Orleans with threats of a projected landfall Tuesday night, nearly seven years to the day since Hurricane Katrina wrecked the city.
Will Isaac Be As Bad As Katrina? NOLA Residents Urged To Evacuate
August 27 2012 6:40 PM
Though Isaac is still being classified as a tropical storm, many are comparing it to Hurricane Katrina considering it is expected to make landfall near New Orleans and on the seventh anniversary of the devastating storm.
Is The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season Living Up To Predictions?
August 27 2012 3:39 PM
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season got off to a busy start but not a single hurricane has made landfall in the U.S. Tropical Storm Isaac, however, may change that.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: How To Prepare For Storm Set To Hit The Gulf Coast
August 27 2012 2:26 PM
As residents are deciding whether to evacuate Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, Tropical Storm Isaac is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Here are some ways you can prepare for the storm.
Tropical Storm Isaac 2012: Evacuations Ordered In Three Gulf Coast States, Hurricane Path 'Identical To Katrina'
August 27 2012 11:54 AM
Resident in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were told to evacuate their Gulf Coast homes on Monday in the midst of Hurrican Isaac. The governors of the three states each declared an emergency, with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordering mandatory evacuations for residents who live along the coast and for those in some low-lying areas inland.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Tropical Storm Heads To Gulf Of Mexico After Churning Off Florida
August 27 2012 2:19 AM
After lashing South Florida with heavy rain and strong wind Sunday, tropical storm Isaac is now heading northwestward into the Gulf of Mexico, posing a threat to the U.S. offshore oil production.
Isaac Veering Away From Tampa; New Orleans Could Be Target
August 26 2012 4:01 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac approached hurricane strength as descended on the Florida Keys Sunday, but its course appeared to veering away from Tampa, site of the Republican National Convention, and toward the northern Gulf Coast.
Isaac Advances On Florida Keys; Nears Hurricane Force
August 26 2012 8:59 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac approached hurricane strength as descended on the Florida Keys Sunday, and forecasters warned it could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane on an expected track toward the northern Gulf Coast.
Hail, Late Freezes And Drought Means Fewer Apples This Year
August 24 2012 12:21 PM
If you notice the price increases in apple cider this fall, blame it on the wacky weather.
Isaac Dumps Rain On Puerto Rico, Heads For DR
August 23 2012 9:48 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac unleashed heavy rain and winds off Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as it moved across the Caribbean Thursday and could strengthen into a hurricane before tearing across the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Ecuador Volcano Puts On A Fiery Spectacular [PHOTOS]
August 22 2012 8:43 PM
Ecuadorian authorities said Wednesday they have evacuated 110 families from the vicinity of the Tungurahua volcano, which has been spewing molten rock and ash since the weekend.
West Nile Virus Outbreak Largest In US History, CDC Says Most People Show No Symptoms [PHOTO]
August 22 2012 3:53 PM
The recent West Nile virus outbreak in the U.S. is said to be one of the worst since the virus first appeared in the country in 1999, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hurricane Isaac Expected To Land Near GOP National Convention 2012; Weather Advisory Issued By National Hurricane Center In Miami
August 22 2012 10:37 AM
An advisory was issued at 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning in the midst of tropical storm Isaac, a weather system that is expected to reach hurricane strength.
"Biorefinery" Turns Stale Pastries Into Commercial Chemical
August 20 2012 5:07 PM
Succinic acid is used in a wide range of products. Many companies are looking to create this compound using corn, but a Hong Kong chemist thinks it could be more sustainable in the long run to use the food that we toss out in the trash.