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.
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People make their way across Canal Street in New Orleans. Ed Rappaport, deputy director of the National Hurricane Center, said Isaac's core would pass west of the city and head for Baton Rouge.
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People sit on a bench near Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans on Tuesday. Hurricane Isaac slammed into the southern Louisiana coast late Tuesday, sending floodwaters surging and unleashing fierce winds,
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Gus Williams feeds his step-granddaughter, Somaya Washington, as her mother, Areonisha Washington, watches. They evacuated to a shelter in Houma, La.
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Suzette Necaise stocks up on bottled water at Seal's Marketplace Kiln, Miss. The area suffered severe damage during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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A NASA satellite captured an image of Hurricane Isaac as it approached Louisiana Tuesday. The storm has been moving at around 10 miles per hour.
Police say Fernando Santana Eagleheart was watching a movie in Sparks, Nev., when he dropped his gun and it fired. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Eagleheart apologized to the crowd in the theater as he left. Nobody was hurt except Eagleheart. He faces a misdemeanor charge for firing the gun.
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Isaac is not expected to grow beyond a Category 1 hurricane and that is easing some concerns it could damage oil and gas refineries along the Gulf Coast. Still, several have shut down operations and will probably be offline for a couple days. Depending on Isaac's severity, analysts say gas prices could go up by about 10 cents or so in the coming weeks. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright National Public Radio.