Slow-Moving Hurricane Isaac Pummels Louisiana

Climate Central: Although it made landfall more than 12 hours earlier, Hurricane Isaac continued to pummel southern Louisiana Wednesday morning as the huge Category 1 storm stalled in its motion to the northwest. New Orleans' system of flood-protection levees and canal floodgates, upgraded to the tune of $14.5 billion after the system's catastrophic failure due to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, continued to hold against the wall of water pushed onshore by the storm -- a surge that reached 11 feet in Shell Beach, La.,......

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