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Hurricane Isaac Thrashes Louisiana, Miississippi

Isaac struck Louisiana and neighboring Gulf Coast states of Mississippi, Alabama Wednesday as a Category 1 hurricane, causing strong winds, heavy rain, massive flooding.
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(from L to R) Lessie Lewis, Devin Lewis, Kodi Lewis and Cindy Lewis stand on the front porch as flood waters surround their home on St. Roch ave. as Hurricane Isaac makes land fall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.
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(from L to R) Lessie Lewis, Devin Lewis, Kodi Lewis and Cindy Lewis stand on the front porch as flood waters surround their home on St. Roch ave. as Hurricane Isaac makes land fall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.

A man and a woman walk through flood waters on St. Roch ave. as Hurricane Isaac makes land fall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.
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A man and a woman walk through flood waters on St. Roch ave. as Hurricane Isaac makes land fall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.

Residents of Plaquemines Parish who were rescued from their flooded homes sit in the back of a pickup truck during Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, Louisiana August 29, 2012.
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Residents of Plaquemines Parish who were rescued from their flooded homes sit in the back of a pickup truck during Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, Louisiana August 29, 2012.

A resident of Plaquemines Parish who was rescued from his flooded home sits in the back of a pickup truck during Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, Louisiana August 29, 2012.
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A resident of Plaquemines Parish who was rescued from his flooded home sits in the back of a pickup truck during Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, Louisiana August 29, 2012.

A blown over tree sits on power lines amidst strong wind and rain during Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.
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A blown over tree sits on power lines amidst strong wind and rain during Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.

Downed trees and power lines are seen on top of a pickup truck as Hurricane Isaac passes through New Orleans, Louisiana, August 29, 2012.
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Downed trees and power lines are seen on top of a pickup truck as Hurricane Isaac passes through New Orleans, Louisiana, August 29, 2012.

A man stands in front of an uprooted oak tree on Louisiana Avenue as Hurricane Isaac makes land fall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.
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A man stands in front of an uprooted oak tree on Louisiana Avenue as Hurricane Isaac makes land fall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 29, 2012.

People gather in a French Quarter bar as Tropical Storm Isaac passes through New Orleans, Louisiana, August 29, 2012.
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People gather in a French Quarter bar as Tropical Storm Isaac passes through New Orleans, Louisiana, August 29, 2012.

Owners Hank and Lori Plauche use a jet-ski to survey the damage to the Jourdan River Steamer, Seafood Restaurant as Hurricane Isaac passes through Kiln, Mississippi, August 29, 2012.
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Owners Hank and Lori Plauche use a jet-ski to survey the damage to the Jourdan River Steamer, Seafood Restaurant as Hurricane Isaac passes through Kiln, Mississippi, August 29, 2012.

The surf washes over the West Side Pier as Hurricane Isaac passes through Gulfport, Mississippi, August 29, 2012.
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The surf washes over the West Side Pier as Hurricane Isaac passes through Gulfport, Mississippi, August 29, 2012.

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