Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to become a Category 1 or 2 hurricane before reaching the northern Gulf Coast late Tuesday evening (August 28). As the storm drenches Florida and approaches the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama coasts, IEM is monitoring social media accounts of the disaster for the most current and relevant information available.
Links to twitter, blogs, picture and video accounts are provided through the links below.
Posts & News:
Isaac Public Information ESRI Map – See the real-time effects of the storm via social media posts.
State-by-State: Isaac spurs evacuations, delays
Floridians Feel Isaac’s Effects
Isaac poised for Gulf landfall on Katrina anniversary
Eerie similarities: Isaac follows track of Katrina, evacuations ordered for coast
South Florida floods Twitter with Tropical Storm Isaac tweets
Isaac Looking Stronger but still a Tropical Storm – great timeline of events as they unfold
IEM will continue to monitor social media coverage as Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast and makes landfall.
Author: Disaster Social Network