Tropical Storm Isaac Headed towards the Gulf of MexicoBack to list
Tropical storm Isaac swept across southern Florida on Sunday and headed towards
the Gulf of Mexico, where it is expected to intensify over the warm water. According
to the National Hurricane Center, Isaac is expected to intensify by mid‐week to a
category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. States of
emergency were declared in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi while a hurricane
warning was issued for northern Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle.
Meanwhile, residents in the low‐laying areas in Alabama State have been evacuated.