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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
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
Steamy air will return to the interior Northeast to the Ohio Valley this week, setting the stage for severe storms on Wednesday.
Very warm and humid air will surge back across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast for the first half of the week, but the sticky air's presence will not last long.
Severe storms will fire up Tuesday afternoon and evening, threatening outdoor activities and travel for many.
With the recent heat fading away, more relief will greet the Northwest by midweek in the form of rain.
As California continues to be plagued by intense drought conditions, some surfers are reaping what may be one of very few benefits to such a dry season.
Wasatch National Park, UT (1918)
504 sheep were killed by one lightning bolt.
Waterbury, CT (1926)
105 degrees -- record high for state.
Spokane, WA (1980)
Mt. St. Helen's erupted again; flash flood
watch issued for 20 mile radius due to mud