For local accounts of the effects of and responses to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac in the Gulf Coast states, try these sources:
New Orleans Times-Picayune, at http://www.nola.com/hurricane/index.ssf/2012/08/hurricane_isaac_live_coverage.html.
Jackson, Miss., Clarion-Ledger, at http://www.clarionledger.com/.
Mobile, Ala., Press-Register, at http://blog.al.com/live/2012/08/hurricane_isaacs_surge_flooded.html.
WRKF-FM/National Public Radio affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., at http://www.wrkf.org/site.php.
State of Louisiana emergency operations Web site, at http://emergency.louisiana.gov/.
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, at http://www.msema.org/.
Alabama Emergency Management Agency, at http://ema.alabama.gov/.