Hurricane Isaac hits Louisiana, driving dangerous storm surges

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 2:27 AM GMT on August 29, 2012

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Hurricane Isaac is ashore over Southeast Louisiana, having officially crossed the coast on the Mississippi Delta 90 miles southeast of New Orleans at 7:45 am EDT on August 28. Isaac intensified right up until landfall, striking with 80 mph winds and a central pressure of 970 mb. The storm's large size and large 50 - 60 mile diameter eye kept the intensification rate slow today, but it came quite close to becoming a significantly more dangerous storm. That's because at landfall, Isaac was in the midst of establishing a small inner eyewall within its large 50-mile diameter eye, a very rare feat I've never seen before. Usually, when an eye first forms, it gradually contracts, eventually becoming so small that it becomes unstable. An outer concentric eyewall then forms around the small inner eyewall, eventually becoming the only eyewall when the inner eyewall collapses. But Isaac is a very unusual storm that has continually surprised us, and this inside-out concentric eyewall formation fits the storm's unusual character. The storm isn't in a hurry to move fully inland, and has slowed down to a crawl this evening. This will give the storm the opportunity to keep its center mostly over water a few more hours, and maintain hurricane strength into the early morning on Wednesday.


Figure 1. Radar reflectivity image from New Orleans as Isaac made landfall at 6 pm CDT August 28, 2012.

A dangerous storm surge event underway
Isaac is bringing large and dangerous storm surge to the coast from Central Louisiana to the Panhandle of Florida. At 10 pm EDT, here were some of the storm surge values being recorded at NOAA tide gauges:

6.2' Waveland, MS
9.9' Shell Beach, LA
3.0' Pensacola, FL
4.4' Pascagoula, MS
3.4' Mobile, AL

The 9.9' storm surge at Shell Beach, which is in Lake Borgne 20 miles southeast of New Orleans, exceeds the 9.5' surge recorded there during Category 2 Hurricane Gustav of 2008. Research scientists running a Doppler on Wheels radar located on top of the 16' levees in Plaquemines Parish near Port Sulphur, LA, reported at 8:30 pm EDT that a storm surge of 14' moved up the Mississippi River, and was just 2' below the levees. Waves on top of the surge were cresting over the west side of the levee. Needless to say, they were very nervous. Over the past hour, the surge has retreated some, and waves were no longer lapping over the top of the levee. This is probably due to the fact that we're headed towards low tide. A storm surge of 9.5' has moved up the Mississippi River to the Carrrollton gauge in New Orleans. This is not a concern for the levees in New Orleans, since the storm surge has now brought the river up to 2.5' above its normal water level, which was 7' low due to the 2012 U.S. drought. The highest rise of the water above ground level will occur Wednesday morning over much of Southeast Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the western Florida Panhandle, when the tide comes back in. It is clear now that this storm surge event will be as dangerous as that of Category 2 Hurricane Gustav of 2008. One piece of good news: NWS New Orleans successfully launched their 00Z balloon. However, their discussion noted the atmosphere is "saturated or nearly saturated" all the way up to 470mb, or 20,000 feet. Precipitable water was 2.76 inches, which will be ripe for extremely heavy rainfall.


Figure 2. Tide gauge data from Shell Beach, located on the south shore of Lake Borgne, just east of New Orleans. The green line shows the storm surge. The red line is the storm tide, the height of the water above Mean Sea Level (MSL.)

Portlight disaster relief charity responds to Issac
The Portlight.org disaster relief charity, founded and staffed by members of the wunderground community, have mobilized resources in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Isaac. Their crew, including 2 EMTs, is at the Biloxi Special Needs Shelter, and will be caring for shelter dwellers and doing rescues of people who call for help. Another team will be surveying all the shelters in the area to ensure that they are accessible to all people. You can donate to Portlight's disaster relief fund here.

I'll have more in the morning. Hunker down, New Orleans. It's going to be a long night.

Jeff Masters

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1269. MahFL
The TV station just went off the air.
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Just what is this thing?

First it can't even maintain a decent convection while on water, yet now the funktop shows that its firing rounds after rounds of very deep convenctions, while spinning on the same spot and near land
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Quoting JrWeathermanFL:
IMO, looking at the radar, Isaac is still in the GOM
Pretty much
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1266. MahFL
The eye still seems to be in a loop.
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Quoting bohonkweatherman:
Good Morning, to my neighbors in La. stay safe. Isaac has moved very little to the NW in the last 12 to 18 hrs. Several models showed him going into Texas after landfall but I don't see that, I see Isaac going north thru La. then northeast. Made landfall southeast of New Orleans and is now just south to southwest of New Orleans. 78 here with a decent north wind blowing. Prayers and thoughts are with those near Isaac.


Thanks, I can't use any maps just wunderground. Don't wanna burn my batteries
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WTNT34 KNHC 291054
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BULLETIN
HURRICANE ISAAC INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 33A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092012
600 AM CDT WED AUG 29 2012

...ISAAC CONTINUES TO LASH NEW ORLEANS...DANGEROUS STORM SURGE AND
FLOOD THREAT FROM HEAVY RAINS LIKELY TO CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY AND
TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 600 AM CDT...1100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...29.4N 90.5W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF HOUMA LOUISIANA
ABOUT 50 MI...75 KM SSW OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB...28.64 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* EAST OF MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA TO THE MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA BORDER...
INCLUDING METROPOLITAN NEW ORLEANS...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...AND LAKE
MAUREPAS

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* INTRACOASTAL CITY TO MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA BORDER TO DESTIN FLORIDA
* MORGAN CITY TO SABINE PASS TEXAS

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* EAST OF HIGH ISLAND TEXAS TO JUST WEST OF SABINE PASS

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 600 AM CDT...1100 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISAAC WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 29.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 90.5 WEST. ISAAC HAS BEEN
WOBBLING OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS...BUT A GENERAL
NORTHWESTWARD MOTION NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H...IS EXPECTED THIS
MORNING. A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST BY THURSDAY
NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF ISAAC
WILL MOVE OVER LOUISIANA TODAY AND TOMORROW...AND OVER SOUTHERN
ARKANSAS EARLY FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. ISAAC IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE. WEAKENING IS FORECAST AS ISAAC MOVES OVER
LAND DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO
175 MILES...280 KM.

DURING THE PAST HOUR...A SUSTAINED WIND OF 54 MPH WITH A GUST TO 70
MPH WAS REPORTED AT LAKEFRONT AIRPORT IN NEW ORLEANS...A SUSTAINED
WIND OF 46 MPH WITH A GUST TO 69 MPH WAS REPORTED AT NEW CANAL
STATION IN NEW ORLEANS...AND A SUSTAINED WIND OF 58 MPH WITH A GUST
TO 73 MPH WAS REPORTED AT SHELL BEACH LOUISIANA.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 970 MB...28.64 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
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...6 TO 12 FT
* ALABAMA...3 TO 6 FT
* SOUTH-CENTRAL LOUISIANA...3 TO 6 FT
* FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND APALACHEE BAY...2 TO 4 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.

WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WARNING
AREA THIS MORNING...AND HURRICANE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA IN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA.

WINDS AFFECTING THE UPPER FLOORS OF HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS WILL BE
SIGNIFICANTLY STRONGER THAN THOSE NEAR GROUND LEVEL. AT ABOUT THE
30TH STORY...WINDS WOULD LIKELY BE ONE SAFFIR-SIMPSON CATEGORY
STRONGER THAN AT THE SURFACE.

RAINFALL...ISAAC IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
7 TO 14 INCHES...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20
INCHES...OVER MUCH OF LOUISIANA...SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...AND
SOUTHWEST ALABAMA THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. THESE RAINS COULD RESULT
IN SIGNIFICANT LOWLAND FLOODING. RAINS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE
NORTHWARD INTO ARKANSAS ON THURSDAY WITH AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES
EXPECTED OVER SOUTHERN ARKANSAS BY FRIDAY MORNING.

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

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
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NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...800 AM CDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1000 AM CDT.

$$
FORECASTER PASCH/ROBERTS/STEWART
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1263. barbamz
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There went another tree.
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Good Morning, to my neighbors in La. stay safe. Isaac has moved very little to the NW in the last 12 to 18 hrs. Several models showed him going into Texas after landfall but I don't see that, I see Isaac going north thru La. then northeast. Made landfall southeast of New Orleans and is now just south to southwest of New Orleans. 78 here with a decent north wind blowing. Prayers and thoughts are with those near Isaac.
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1260. MahFL
Convection is still increasing on IR, as the eye is mostly still over water.
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1259. LargoFl
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
536 AM CDT WED AUG 29 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
EASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PASCAGOULA...MOSS POINT...
ESCATAWPA...

* UNTIL 600 AM CDT

* AT 531 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 14 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF PASCAGOULA...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 60 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
VANCLEAVE AND WADE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER
PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE
BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE
BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

PLEASE FOLLOW OUR OFFICE ON BOTH FACEBOOK AND TWITTER FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON SEVERE WEATHER AND TO RELAY WEATHER REPORTS AND
PHOTOS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CDT WEDNESDAY MORNING
FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.
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Looks like the main eyewall is getting close to New Orleans proper.
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Quoting CaicosRetiredSailor:



Thanks for posting this!
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Just went to the Plaquemines Parish gov't page, and there's a Weather Channel widget in the bottom corner. Currently reporting "light rain and fog"....

Good work, WC.

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[Plaquemines Co, LA] @ 04:20 AM CDT -- law enforcement reported 5 feet of water in the woodlawn fire department.
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Perhaps the time has come to give up on new Orlens and sourounding areas. Just to low. Mother nature allways wins. Thankfully this is a very low cat one. It could have easly been a 2 or threee.

The way we spend money (USA) we could buy all that land and make it some sort of national park or wildlife reserve. Yes it would be a painfull process to the people moving but not as painfull as dieing in your atrtic.

Hopefull this will be an isolated case.

Thank God he did n ot really spin up.
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Quoting CajunCrawfishhunter:



Not much going on here in Broussard.....

I live in the middle of a field with cane fields all around so nothing to slow the wind down. It's not bad yet I just think it will be in a little while
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Right over Houma. It will not weaken until the entire eye is over solid land. There is alot of marshes and swamps in the area.
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The power went off for the last time last night at 10:31

It's like trying to sleep in a carwash

It's LOUD and the rain is pelting my window.

Can someone gimme a condensed version of what's going on right now as I can't do analysis
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1250. LargoFl
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Quoting msphar:
98L the coming storm
fish storm so far.
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1248. LargoFl
Quoting bigwes6844:
We trying but its getting bad out by me. And the lady on channel 8 calling from were the levee broke is in the attic with 12 ft of water near bele chasse. really sad
geez this is bad, where are those people who said..oh..its just a tropical storm huh..news reports are bad in many area's over there..at least you still have power
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Look at the new convection way out in the gulf of mexico south of the center. hmm... centered at 28.6N, 89.2 W. This is 0.4 south and 0.2 west of the current stationery center.

Link
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IMO, looking at the radar, Isaac is still in the GOM
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Quoting Redbull77:
Youngsville la. Wind has picked up, no rain yet but since it has moved a little west we will get worst then people expected. Will be moving to safer structure in about an hour.



Not much going on here in Broussard.....
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NWS reports "widespread and significant street flooding in downtown #NewOrleans."
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if this storm keeps heading this way it will only be another hour till the center is back over water again
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Quoting AussieStorm:

Yeah, very sad, they would of left except there car broke down so they had to stay.
Husband and wife and wife's elderly mother.
Authorizes have been notified and are trying to get to them .
They say sheriffs deputies and pump operators are stranded too...horrible.... they are trying to get to her....
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If you pray, please pray for those people in their attics. Pray they stay safe until rescue.
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Youngsville la. Wind has picked up, no rain yet but since it has moved a little west we will get worst then people expected. Will be moving to safer structure in about an hour.
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MT @anncurry: NBCNews: 18 mi east bank of Plaquemines Parish has overtopped (St. Bernard Parish Line to White Ditch.) #Isaac
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1238. MahFL
It sounds though the water won't get any deeper.
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#NewOrleans just reported a wind gust to 72 mph, just under hurricane-force. #Isaac
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Quoting Fl30258713:


What are you
watching?

Fox 8 New Orleans.

Link
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1235. MahFL
Quoting Fl30258713:


What are you watching?


http://www.fox8live.com/category/235642/watch-fox %208live

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Quoting MahFL:
Oh god a women on the phone is in the attic, they need rescueing, so sad.

Yeah, very sad, they would of left except there car broke down so they had to stay.
Husband and wife and wife's elderly mother.
Authorizes have been notified and are trying to get to them .
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Quoting MahFL:
Oh god a women on the phone is in the attic, they need rescueing, so sad.


What are you watching?
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I'm seriously looking forward for this to stop! Tornado warnings one after another. My alarm will not stop and I am running on fumes no rest since yesterday. And they keep saying the worse is still to come.
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Quoting LargoFl:
good morning Wes..stay safe up there...
We trying but its getting bad out by me. And the lady on channel 8 calling from were the levee broke is in the attic with 12 ft of water near bele chasse. really sad
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1229. LargoFl
Quoting bigwes6844:
Just now waking up and suprise i still have power. But i was just heard that Plaqumines parish has about 16 feet of its levee overtopped and people have been stranded on the levee and in their houses with 12 feet of water in it. It is a small town of Braithwaite near st. bernard and plaqumines parish. This weather is getting worse here in Nola folks but we are okay
good morning Wes..stay safe up there...
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1228. MahFL
Oh god a women on the phone is in the attic, they need rescueing, so sad.
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There are people trapped in their attics in Plaquemines Parish!
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1226. barbamz

Funktop loop

"Good" morning to you over there under Isaac. Hope the best for all of you. It's really a big mess with this slow mover.
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WTNT44 KNHC 290858
TCDAT4

HURRICANE ISAAC DISCUSSION NUMBER 33
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092012
400 AM CDT WED AUG 29 2012

AFTER REMAINING QUASI-STATIONARY FOR SEVERAL HOURS...AIRCRAFT AND
RADAR DATA INDICATE THAT THE CENTER OF ISAAC MADE A SECOND LANDFALL
NEAR PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA AND IS BEGINNING TO MOVE INLAND OVER
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA. OBSERVATIONS FROM THE HURRICANE HUNTER
AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT THE EYE IS OPEN OVER THE WESTERN PORTION OF
THE CIRCULATION...AND THE RADAR PRESENTATION HAS BECOME MORE
ASYMMETRIC OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS. HOWEVER...THE RADAR
REFLECTIVITIES INDICATE THAT CONVECTION HAS BECOME STRONGER OVER
THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE CYCLONE...AND THE AIRCRAFT
REPORTED THAT THE CENTRAL PRESSURE REMAINS QUITE LOW. THE CURRENT
INTENSITY IS HELD AT 70 KT...BUT WEAKENING IS IMMINENT NOW THAT THE
CENTER HAS BEGUN TO MOVE OVER LAND. FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS OR
SO...THE OFFICIAL INTENSITY FORECAST SHOWS A SOMEWHAT SLOWER RATE
OF WEAKENING THAN THAT GIVEN BY THE INLAND DECAY MODEL DUE TO THE
SWAMPY TERRAIN THAT THE SYSTEM WILL TRAVERSE.

SINCE THE SYSTEM HAS ONLY BEGUN TO MOVE RECENTLY...THE INITIAL
MOTION IS AN UNCERTAIN 300/7. ISAAC IS CURRENTLY MOVING THROUGH A
WEAKNESS IN THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE. OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...A
MID-LEVEL ANTICYLONE SHIFTS EASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN
UNITED STATES. AS A RESULT...ISAAC SHOULD GRADUALLY TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD. NEAR THE END
OF THE PERIOD...POST-TROPICAL ISAAC SHOULD MOVE EAST-NORTHEASTWARD
IN THE FLOW BETWEEN THE MID-LATITUDE WESTERLIES AND THE
AFOREMENTIONED ANTICYLONE. THE OFFICIAL TRACK FORECAST IS SIMILAR
TO THE PREVIOUS ONE AND CLOSE TO THE MODEL CONSENSUS.

SINCE THE SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO MOVE SLOWLY OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS OR
SO...THERE IS A CONTINUED THREAT OF FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER
THE NORTHERN GULF COAST AREA.

NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE TIDE GAUGES INDICATE THAT STORM SURGE HEIGHTS
OF 6 TO 10 FEET ARE STILL OCCURRING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI. GIVEN THE LONG DURATION
OF ONSHORE FLOW IN THESE AREAS...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
HIGH THROUGH TODAY.

FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

INIT 29/0900Z 29.2N 90.5W 70 KT 80 MPH...INLAND
12H 29/1800Z 29.7N 91.1W 65 KT 75 MPH...INLAND
24H 30/0600Z 30.5N 91.8W 50 KT 60 MPH...INLAND
36H 30/1800Z 31.8N 92.8W 30 KT 35 MPH...INLAND
48H 31/0600Z 33.6N 93.7W 25 KT 30 MPH...INLAND
72H 01/0600Z 37.5N 93.5W 20 KT 25 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
96H 02/0600Z 39.5N 90.0W 15 KT 15 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
120H 03/0600Z 40.5N 86.0W 15 KT 15 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

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FORECASTER PASCH/ROBERTS
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So I heard that levees were being overtopped.... I wonder if the levee will hold
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1222. MahFL
Quoting Autistic2:
Wow,
First he would not become a cane and now he wont stop being one. Eye over land, cant stay a cane much longer. Even a small drop will bring it back to TS. Looks like more rain than can drain.


Most of the eye is actually over water, and any land down there is likely it'self under water.
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Wow,
First he would not become a cane and now he wont stop being one. Eye over land, cant stay a cane much longer. Even a small drop will bring it back to TS. Looks like more rain than can drain.
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Fox 8 New Orleans streaming coverage

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Latest Recon.. may be riding the coast, near 29.1 or 29.15N

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