The storm that used to be Hurricane Isaac left quietly Sunday, but it did leave a lot of rain behind.
National Weather Service observers are checking their gauges, as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac push eastward from Missouri.
Farmers say the rain could make fields too muddy for harvest, and the wind could blow over the corn stalks.
No major flooding expected
No human West Nile Virus cases have arrived here yet but St. Louis County health officials say they’re seeing a greater abundance of West Nile.
“Most of them said, following Katrina, even if they didn’t want to leave or they did not leave, they’re going to go now,” JoAnne Langan said.
We head to Mississippi for an Isaac update. Plus, heard went to Tampa. Vultures!
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Hurricane Isaac has already delayed the start of the 2012 Republican National Convention. One man going into the eye of the storm, so to speak, is our own John Hancock.