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Tropical Storm Isaac Over Louisiana

Night View of Hurricane Isaac
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Night View of Hurricane Isaac

Isaac, a slow-moving storm, hit the Gulf Coast as a category 1 hurricane on August 28, 2012.

Published Aug 30, 2012

Image of the Day Atmosphere Severe Storms

Animation of Hurricane Isaac
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Animation of Hurricane Isaac

Super rapid scan images of Hurricane Isaac taken from geostationary orbit reveal the movement of clouds at different altitudes.

Published Aug 29, 2012

Severe Storms

Tropical Storm Isaac
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Tropical Storm Isaac

After making landfall, Hurricane Issac has reverted to tropical storm status.

Published Aug 29, 2012

Atmosphere Severe Storms

Hurricane Isaac
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Hurricane Isaac

The storm was expected to make landfall on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, while marching straight up the Mississippi River basin.

Published Aug 29, 2012

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Tropical Storm Isaac
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Tropical Storm Isaac

Special sensors observe the storm by moonlight.

Published Aug 28, 2012

Atmosphere Severe Storms Human Presence

Tropical Storm Isaac
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Tropical Storm Isaac

Acquired August 27, 2012, this natural-color image shows Tropical Storm Isaac over the Gulf of Mexico, headed for the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Published Aug 28, 2012

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Tropical Storm Isaac Gains Energy
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Tropical Storm Isaac Gains Energy

These color-coded images show the precipitation rates and storm structure of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 24, 2012.

Published Aug 24, 2012

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Tropical Storm Isaac
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Tropical Storm Isaac

Acquired August 23, 2012, this image shows Tropical Storm Isaac over the Caribbean Sea.

Published Aug 24, 2012

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms