Weather Forecast


Isaac brings rains to some drought-parched states


As Isaac bore down on New Orleans, folks north of the Gulf coast along the Mississippi River were hoping the rains would reach their parched corn and soybean fields.

Up to 16 inches of rain fell around the Big Easy, flooding parts of the city with a storm surge that topped levies built up following Hurricane Katrina. (Katrina hit seven years to the day when Isaac came ashore.)

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