Isaac reached hurricane status on Tuesday, August 28. Through this time of anxiety and uncertainty, it is important to take the official warnings of local and national authorities seriously.
Whether living in the Gulf area or have family there, there are ways to be prepared for and updated on extreme weather. Stay safe and stay up to date with these five websites offering up-to-the-minute information on Hurricane Isaac’s activity.
What’s happening now?
Weather.com has an interactive storm tracker that shows the exact location of Isaac now and what any projected forecasts and affected areas will be. Check the legend on the right to see the category of the hurricane and how high wind speeds are. View storm videos and get other weather updates.
What will happen next?
This interactive map from New York Times tracks the dates of past Isaac activity and projected forecasts of Isaac’s location. Simple wind speed and category information can be seen in the upper right-hand corner.
What about my area?
The National Hurricane Center allows you to see the various warnings and speed of Isaac at the moment. Use the search bar on the left to view more specific forecasts by city.
What can I do about it?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides news, safety advice, and emergency preparedness plans for those affected by the hurricane.
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