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  8/28/2012, Elul 10, 5772

U.S. Coast Braces for Hurricane Isaac


The tropical storm Isaac was upgraded to hurricane status on Tuesday as it began to bear down on the northern Gulf Coast in the Americas. In the United States hurricane warnings have been issued in Louisiana, Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.

Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for some coastal towns.