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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
While waters will be slow to recede across flood-ravaged South Carolina, a stretch of dry weather will provide favorable conditions for cleanup efforts across the region.
Joaquin remains on track to make Europe its final destination with a part of the British Isles and western Europe first facing potential impacts this weekend.
Despite Tropical Storm Oho not making landfall across Hawaii, localized downpours and rough surf will rattle the islands into late week.
A storm system producing localized flash flooding and gusty thunderstorms will progress eastward across the Southwest states through the middle of the week.
In lieu of direct impact from Hurricane Joaquin, what led to historic rainfall in the Carolinas this past weekend?
Some U.S. cities are at a higher risk than others to experience the impacts of a hurricane in any given year.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (1992)
109 degrees - an all time October record.
An early season snowstorm produced 11 inches
of snow in Wilkes Barre, PA and 26 inches
at Auburn, NY
Punta Rassa, FL (near Ft. Myers) (1873)
Hurricane destroyed town; 14-foot tide.