Tropical Storm Isaac in Southern Louisiana

Tropical Storm Isaac, which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday, is moving at an exceedingly slow pace, 8 miles per hour. What this hurricane lacked in wind, it made up for with more water than expected, especially along the 26 miles of Gulf Coast beaches along Mississippi’s southern edge. Dozens of people had to be pulled to safety by rescue workers and neighbors.

Read more in The New York Times.