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Tropical Storm Isaac is predicted to threaten the northern Gulf Coast of the United States, potentially affecting the Florida Panhandle, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The ninth tropical cyclone and ninth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Isaac developed from a tropical wave located east of the Lesser Antilles on August 21. Isaac formed from an initially disorganized system, strengthening into a tropical storm later that day. Isaac passed over Hispaniola and Cuba as a strong tropical storm, killing at least 24, as it entered the Gulf of Mexico.


Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency for Louisiana on August 26. Later that day, reports of exposed levees in Louisiana began surfacing from local news outlets. Crews were reportedly dispatched to cover the exposed dirt with heavy plastic and fill gaps in the levees with Hesco bastions. A mandatory evacuation was ordered for St. Charles Parish and for the east bank of Plaquemines Parish and in Lafourche Parish below the Leon Theriot floodgates in Golden Meadow. 4,000 National Guard troops have been activated in the state. Governor Jindal announced that he would not be attending the Republican National Convention and will remain in his state to take care of storm-related problems. On August 27, President Obama ordered federal aid to Louisiana to supplement state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Isaac beginning on August 26, , and continuing. Governor Jindal on August 27 sent a letter to the Obama administration that the declaration fell short of the help he was requesting.


Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency the evening of August 26, The governor has ordered mandatory evacuations to begin at 8 a.m. CT (9 a.m. ET) on August 27 for residents who live along the coast and for those in some low-lying areas inland. On August 27, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors ordered a mandatory evacuation of all areas south of U.S. Route 90. It includes all areas south of 90 in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Gautier, Mississippi and Pascagoula, Mississippi. The evacuation was in effect as of 4pm CT. Officials dispatched 1,500 National Guard troops to the state's three southern counties, as well as 45 state troopers to ease traffic flow.


Alabama Governor Robert J. Bentley has declared a state of emergency ahead of Isaac. Mandatory evacuations for Baldwin and Mobile counties beginning at 8:00 a.m. on August 27 for zones one and two. Governor Bentley soon announced that he would not be attending the Republican National Convention, and will remain in his state to take care of storm-related problems.

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