Two weeks ago, we began talking about Isaac. The storm has caused many problems during its life. Here are some of the most impressive statistics from the storm.
Excessive Rainfall Amounts
Vero Beach: 16.60 inches
Royal Palm Beach: 16.29 inches
Boynton Beach: 14.41 inches
New Orleans: 20.08 inches
Reserve: 13.46 inches
Livingston: 13.16 inches
Kiln: 17.04 inches
Marion: 15.02 inches
Saucier: 12.78 inches
Grand Bay: 11.07 inches
Mobile: 9.67 inches
Wilmer: 8.75 inches
Storm Surge Heights
Shell Beach: Between 9 and 11 feet
Lake Pontchartrain at New Orleans: Around 6 feet
Grand Isle: Around 5 feet
Pascagoula: Around 4 feet
Mobile Bay: Around 3-5 feet
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
Severe storms will rumble through parts of the Midwest, including Chicago, early Tuesday night.
Warm and humid air in place over much of the Midwest and Northeast at midweek will contribute to the risk of drenching, gusty and locally severe thunderstorms on Wednesday.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
With the recent heat fading away, more relief will greet the Northwest by midweek in the form of rain.
Barrow, Alaska (1989)
Thunder reported for the first time since July 1982 (no rain fell with this so-called storm) July 1989 did go on to become the wettest July on record with more than 3 inches of rain.
Thompson, Manitoba (1990)
97 degrees -- record heat wave.
Bom Jesus, Brazil (1990)
About 1" of snow accumulated at elevation of 3,000; this is rare.