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Hurricane Isaac storm surge reversed flow of Mississippi River

By The Christian Science Monitor
Sunday, September 2, 2012 8:22 EDT
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Hurricane Isaac storm surge reversed flow of Mississippi River

As hurricane Isaac reached southeastern Louisiana as a Category 1 storm earlier this week, it did something unusual to the Mississippi River: It threw the river into reverse. For nearly 24 hours, according to the US Geological Survey, Isaac’s storm surge drove upriver at a pace nearly 50 percent faster…


 
 
 
 
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