Mississippi Dam Failure Feared After Isaac

Heavy rainfall from Isaac is threatening a dam in southern Mississippi, leading local officials to order an evacuation. But even as the rains continued to pour upon flood-ravaged Gulf Coast states, flagging winds got Isaac downgraded to a tropical depression and caused a tropical storm warning from Morgan City, La., to the Mississippi-Alabama border to be discontinued. The storm's center was approximately 35 miles west-northwest of Monroe, La., and 40 miles south-southeast of El Dorado, Ark.,...Full Story
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