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Hurricane Isaac Evacuation Ordered for New Orleans

August 27th, 2012 at 2:08 pm by Mark
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Tropical Storm Isaac is quickly approaching hurricane status, and expected to make landfall in New Orleans some time within the next 36 to 48 hours. Two hours ago, mandatory evacuations were ordered for low-lying areas around New Orleans. This makes seven years — nearly to the date — since Hurricane Katrina battered and flooded the port city, resulting in more than fourteen hundred deaths and property damage of more than $200 billion USD. For those uninterested in their personal well-being and are simply too selfish to worry what friends and family may think, the following evacuation plan should be followed as an absolute last resort…