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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
Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over the northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.
Thunderstorms will bring the risk of severe weather to a portion of the mid-Atlantic states into Thursday night.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the back of an extended heat wave.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms moving westward off the coast of Africa may pave the way for future tropical systems over the Atlantic Ocean in the weeks ahead.
Highs will run between 10 and 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average across much of the interior western United States into the upcoming weekend.
A budding tropical system threatens to bring flooding rain to the Philippines into this weekend with potential future impacts on China and Taiwan.
Marquette, Il (1988)
99 degrees for a date record.
Hurricane Bertha formed 450 miles east of
Jacksonville, FL. Maximum sustained winds
of 75 mph with gusts to 90 mph.
Western Pacific (1990)
Typhoon Steve east of Iwo Jimo. Peak winds of
125 mph sustained gusts to 155 mph.