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[View the story "Isaac Continues to Flood Gulf States, Residents Survey Damage" on Storify]Isaac Continues to Flood Gulf States, Residents Survey DamageStorified by Accu Weather · Thu, Aug 30 2012 04:09:14Feeling sad. #Isaac took the home @JamesHPerry and I just bought. All safe. House was vacant except for my dreams. http://pic.twitter.com/h62AkGPBMelissa Harris-PerryThe storm surge has weakened remarkably fast here in Waveland. but not before leaving devastation in its wake. #sosad http://pic.twitter.com/8ht1BYngReed TimmerLake Pontchartrain is up to bottom of Lake Pontchartrain Bridge. http://pic.twitter.com/GGG1KGXrProof of Loss SvcsMore than 24 hours after #Isaac starts coming ashore, heavy rain bands and tropical storm gusts continue. http://pic.twitter.com/3fHVNiWHed lavanderaMost, if not all, Grand Isle roads still too flooded to drive along. #Isaac http://pic.twitter.com/CBMNx8yGed lavanderaLake Pontchartrain school in laplace http://pic.twitter.com/wRyFJmlSJoe DarrJust witnessed water rescue of dozens of people trapped in their homes by flooding in Braithwaite, LA. #isaac http://pic.twitter.com/tqmhOGKmTim Wetzel@TraversMackel this was taken in Braithewaite. http://pic.twitter.com/AundRtPuJeff Leblanc@WWLTV BRAITHWAITE PARK http://pic.twitter.com/qSLiyMKiDØÛ6£@§This photo from SevereStudios Storm Chasers andFacebookFlood water coming from beneath the flood wall in Braithwaite #Isaac http://pic.twitter.com/yAX8bgaGmegan kerry spencerWater very high. Check out the construction machinery on the other side of the flood wall #Isaac http://pic.twitter.com/oosR1Fozmegan kerry spencerMilitary vehicles and police crews now on scene here in Braithwaite. #Isaac http://pic.twitter.com/0naNxiV4megan kerry spencerGetting video of ppl putting boats in flood waters here in Braithwaite. Looks like they're going to look for people. http://pic.twitter.com/JS2P24i0megan kerry spencer#Isaac #Braithwaite #Plaquemines #LA #SAR @jebetz Rescues cont in People huddled on levee waiting for ride out. http://pic.twitter.com/4Z0yMPe0Nisqually Pines #BREAKING #Plaquemines deps fighting winds/rain to get rescue boats in floodwater. #wfaaisaac @WWLTV http://pic.twitter.com/Ea3B751hJonathan Betz@thomasmorstead a lot of wind and rain. Look at backyard http://pic.twitter.com/ToqR4cvBMargaret GuilbeauMan hole covers are popping up in downtown NOLA. But pumps are pulling water out. 24 pumps sucking an inch per hour. All fully functional.Darrell GreeneView from the ABC 33/40 SKYCAM at Gulf Shores shortly before 8am #alwx http://pic.twitter.com/Y9axh3uoJames Spann 2 ft of water has flooded Hwy 90 in Biloxi, reached the doors of the Hard Rock Casino. Will worsen until 11am. http://pic.twitter.com/Rkog9nIDLauren VargasAt daybreak, no relief from the very strong wind & rain from #Isaac in Plaquemines. Going on more than 12 hrs. now. #fb http://pic.twitter.com/uUfqLNYPMaya RodriguezHere's what #isaac looks like on highway 90 in Biloxi right now. High tide a couple hours away. http://pic.twitter.com/JstWWbmlKim Severson
Storified by Accu Weather · Thu, Aug 30 2012 04:09:14
Rain and wind will span the weekend in the Chicago area following an unseasonably warm Thanksgiving Day.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Following a mild Thanksgiving and Black Friday, noticeably cooler air will return to the Northeast this weekend.
Sandra remains on track to target northern Mexico Friday and Saturday, but it should be much weaker at landfall than its current major hurricane status.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
A major Thanksgiving Day storm threatens to ruin holiday events across the Central states with flooding rain, snow, a glaze of ice and fog.
North Dakota (1896)
Thanksgiving Day Blizzard. "Wind Velocity and
snowfall never equalled before."
Destructive windstorm in the Northwest; winds
gusting to 105 mph in Cut Bank, MT; 96 mph in
Sheridan, WY. Spokane, WA, radio tower downed.
Coleville, WA, lumber shed demolished.
Barst, Guadeloupe (1970)
1.50 inches of rain in 1 minute -- world record.