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News Wrap: Nearing Louisiana Shore, Storm Isaac Reaches Hurricane Status
August 28, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
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In other news Tuesday, President Obama urged Gulf residents not to underestimate the danger of Hurricane Isaac as it reaches land with 80 mile-per-hour winds and bringing up to 20 inches of rainfall. Kwame Holman speaks to National Hurricane Center's Ed Rappaport on what's in store for the Gulf region.
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