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Isaac, slow moving, pounds the gulf and New Orleans

Bay St. Louis, Miss., fireman David Stefano reacts as he and other first responders use an airboat to reach a house fire Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Isaac's rainfall flooded a number of streets in this Bay St. Louis subdivision, preventing firemen from responding quickly to the fire that destroyed a house. (AP Photo/Holbrook Mohr)

Bay St. Louis, Miss., fireman David Stefano reacts as he and other first responders use an airboat to reach a house fire Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Isaac's rainfall flooded a number of streets in this Bay St. Louis subdivision, preventing firemen from responding quickly to the fire that destroyed a house. (AP Photo/Holbrook Mohr)

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  • People play in the storm surge from Hurricane Isaac, on Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain, as the storm nears land, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Ronnie Willis makes his way across Canal Street through the wind and rain from Hurricane Isaac Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Bay St. Louis, Miss., fireman David Stefano reacts as he and other first responders use an airboat to reach a house fire Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Isaac's rainfall flooded a number of streets in this Bay St. Louis subdivision, preventing firemen from responding quickly to the fire that destroyed a house. (AP Photo/Holbrook Mohr)
  • Research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in New Orleans, La.  Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1 hurricane. It came ashore early Tuesday near the mouth of the Mississippi River, driving a wall of water nearly 11 feet high inland and soaking a neck of land that stretches into the Gulf. The storm stalled for several hours before resuming a slow trek inland, and forecasters said that was in keeping with the its erratic history. The slow motion over land means Isaac could be a major soaker, dumping up to 20 inches of rain in some areas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Timbers smolder after a fire gutted a house on stilts in a Bay St. Louis, Miss., neighborhood after rising storm waters from Isaac prevented firemen from responding quickly with their trucks Tuesday, Aug. 28,  2012. First responders used an airboat to reach the house in order to make sure the flames did not affect any neighboring homes.  (AP Photo/Holbrook Mohr)
  • A deserted Bourbon Street in the French Quarter is shown as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in New Orleans. Hurricane Isaac made landfall south of New Orleans Tuesday night. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Alex, left, and Adam ,three-month-old Chihuahua puppies, play in their new kennel at the Houston SPCA on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Houston. These two were among 70 cats and dogs that were evacuated from St. Bernard Parish Animal Control in anticipation of Hurricane Isaac. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, J. Patric Schneider)
  • Pedestrians pass a fallen traffic light as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in New Orleans, La. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1 hurricane. It came ashore early Tuesday near the mouth of the Mississippi River, driving a wall of water nearly 11 feet high inland and soaking a neck of land that stretches into the Gulf. The storm stalled for several hours before resuming a slow trek inland, and forecasters said that was in keeping with the its erratic history. The slow motion over land means Isaac could be a major soaker, dumping up to 20 inches of rain in some areas.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • A crowd gathers on the end of the boardwalk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 to watch rough surf generated by Hurricane Isaac as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico with an expected landfall in Louisiana. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily News, Devon Ravine)
  • A tree lies on a car on Poydras St. downtown after Hurricane Isaac made landfall in New Orleans, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.  Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1 hurricane. It came ashore early Tuesday near the mouth of the Mississippi River, driving a wall of water nearly 11 feet high inland and soaking a neck of land that stretches into the Gulf. The storm stalled for several hours before resuming a slow trek inland, and forecasters said that was in keeping with the its erratic history. The slow motion over land means Isaac could be a major soaker, dumping up to 20 inches of rain in some areas. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Terry Dickson walks through the streets of the Lower Ninth Ward as Hurricane Isaac moves closer Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in New Orleans. Hurricane Isaac is churning it's way across the Gulf of Mexico heading towards Louisiana. The storm was arriving at the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated Louisiana and Mississippi when it struck on Aug. 29, 2005. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • A man removes sand bags from the entrance to an office as he arrived to work in Mobile, Ala. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.  Hurricane Isaac has dumped more than five inches of rain on the Alabama coast and knocked out power to some residents, but it hasn't interrupted the everyday life of others.  Residents of Dauphin Island lost power, but they also escaped the worst of Isaac. The weather service reports wind gusts of 47 mph.(AP Photo/Butch Dill)
  • First responders seek the assistance of a City of Bay St. Louis, Miss., dump truck to tow their airboat back to their launch site after running aground Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Isaac's rainfall flooded a number of streets in this Bay St. Louis, Miss., neighborhood preventing firemen from using their fire trucks. First responders used an airboat to reach a burning house in order to make sure the flames did not affect any neighboring homes.  (AP Photo/Holbrook Mohr)
  • People walk in the storm surge from Isaac, on Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain, as the storm approaches landfall, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. The storm was arriving at the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated Louisiana and Mississippi when it struck on Aug. 29, 2005. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Utility trucks line the streets waiting to move out to damaged areas in Mobile, Ala. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Hurricane Isaac has dumped more than five inches of rain on the Alabama coast and knocked out power to some residents, but it hasn't interrupted the everyday life of others.  Residents of Dauphin Island lost power, but they also escaped the worst of Isaac. The weather service reports wind gusts of 47 mph.(AP Photo/Butch Dill)
  • A group of thrill-seekers face the waves as they crash over the seawall of Lake Pontchartrain at Canal Boulevard in New Orleans Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 as Hurricane Isaac approaches. The storm was arriving at the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated Louisiana and Mississippi when it struck on Aug. 29, 2005.  (AP Photo/The Times-Picayune, John McCusker)
  • Waves crash into the public fishing pier at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Ala., shortly before Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Crews removed flooring panels from the pier to prevent damage. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
  • The waters of Bayou La Batre creep up the banks towards Little River Road Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 in Bayou La Batre, Ala. as residents prepare for the landfall of Hurricane Isaac along the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/Mobile Register, G.M. Andrews)
  • Waveland public works employee Darryl Antoine looks over his cousin's house near the beach in Waveland, Miss., as Isaac's rain and winds flood the street Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, the seventh  anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast. Antoine had been making his rounds of checking the city's water wells when he made a quick stop to make sure the house was secure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
  • A couple watches as waves break along the beach in Gulfport, Miss.,  as Isaac approaches Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. The Gulf Coast braced for the landfall of Hurricane Isaac late, hunkering down behind boarded-up windows with stockpiles of food and water as wind-driven rain lashed bayous and beaches. New Orleans calmly waited out another storm on the eve of Hurricane Katrina's seventh anniversary, hoping the city's strengthened levees will hold. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • A motorist drives through a flooded street as waves ahead of Isaac break over the road way  Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Bay St. Louis, Miss. The Gulf Coast braced for the landfall of Hurricane Isaac late, hunkering down behind boarded-up windows with stockpiles of food and water as wind-driven rain lashed bayous and beaches. New Orleans calmly waited out another storm on the eve of Hurricane Katrina's seventh anniversary, hoping the city's strengthened levees will hold. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Sea birds stay grounded as Isaac's winds and rain intensify as the hurricane approaches Waveland, Miss., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Officials say rain dumped by Isaac could cause significant flooding even hundreds of miles inland in coming days, especially on the state's western side.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
  • Isaac's winds and storm surge flood parts of Waveland, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, the seventh  anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
  • Teresa Ragas, left, and her husband Bertrand Ragas, of Port Sulphur, La., lie side-by-side in cots at an evacuation shelter in Belle Chasse, La., due to the impending landfall of Isaac, which is expected reach the region as a hurricane this evening, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Isaac became a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday with winds of 75 mph. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • A torn up billboard is seen on a deserted Tulane Ave. after Hurricane Isaac made landfall in New Orleans, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.  Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1 hurricane. It came ashore early Tuesday near the mouth of the Mississippi River, driving a wall of water nearly 11 feet high inland and soaking a neck of land that stretches into the Gulf. The storm stalled for several hours before resuming a slow trek inland, and forecasters said that was in keeping with the its erratic history. The slow motion over land means Isaac could be a major soaker, dumping up to 20 inches of rain in some areas. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Waves tear apart piers and crash into the back yards of homes along the Mobile Bay near Dauphin Island on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. Alabama took a glancing blow from Hurricane Isaac on Tuesday as it headed toward landfall in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, but the storm still threatened the coast with high winds, torrential rain and pounding surf.  (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
  • Waves tear apart a pier along Mobile Bay near Dauphin Island on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 in Coden, Ala. Alabama took a glancing blow from Hurricane Isaac on Tuesday as it headed toward landfall in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, but the storm still threatened the coast with high winds, torrential rain and pounding surf. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
  • L'Rena Anderson leans into the wind as she walks along the beach on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Anderson was among many local residents who turned out to watch the effects of Hurricane Isaac as it churns through the Gulf of Mexico toward an expected landfall in Louisiana. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily News, Devon Ravine)
  • A woman stands on a partially submerged picnic bench in the storm surge from Isaac, on Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain, as the storm approaches landfall, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • People sit on a bench along the seawall in the storm surge from Isaac, on Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain, as the storm approaches landfall, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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