WHAT ISAAC LEFT BEHIND: A BIG CLEANUP AND LOTS OF POWER OUTAGES, INCLUDING IN NEW ORLEANS





The cleanup now begins. As Isaac rolls away as a depression, the deluge that he left in his tracks is still haunting residents of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and other Southern states. The next phase will be lots of rain for the Ohio Valley and other portions of the nation that are in dire need of a good soaking–sadly the rain the remnants of Isaac produces will do little to cut into the drought of 2012.

The other item of concern comes from the city of New Orleans. Isaac was no where near as bad as Katrina. But days later, most of the city is without power, as as this LA TIMES story writes, patience is wearing thin..

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