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Isaac One Year Later

In this Sept. 1, 2012 file photo, Homes are seen as floodwaters from Hurricane Isaac, that rose to the rooftops, recede in Braithwaite, La.

One Year After Isaac: Braithwaite, Louisana Remains a Ghost Town


Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest

of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal

areas where it flooded thousands of homes. After landfall on Aug 28,

2012, Isaac stalled, dumping more than a foot of rain and churning a

monstrous storm surge. Water flowed over levees and destroyed homes and

businesses in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi.