In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, the town of Braithwaite, La., is inundated with floodwaters from Isaac as downtown New Orleans is visible in the distance. Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes. After landfall on Aug 28, 2012, Isaac stalled, dumping more than a foot of rain and churning a monstrous storm surge. Water flowed over levees and destroyed homes and businesses in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi.
In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, the town of Braithwaite, La., is inundated with floodwaters from Isaac as downtown New Orleans is visible in the distance. Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes. After landfall on Aug 28, 2012, Isaac stalled, dumping more than a foot of rain and churning a monstrous storm surge. Water flowed over levees and destroyed homes and businesses in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi. David J. Phillip AP File
In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, the town of Braithwaite, La., is inundated with floodwaters from Isaac as downtown New Orleans is visible in the distance. Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes. After landfall on Aug 28, 2012, Isaac stalled, dumping more than a foot of rain and churning a monstrous storm surge. Water flowed over levees and destroyed homes and businesses in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi. David J. Phillip AP File

New Orleans will see one of highest levels of sea level rise in the world, study says

December 01, 2016 2:35 PM

More Videos

  • Sophia Myers was an angel among us

    Sophia Myers died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, less than a month from her eighth birthday. She had been diagnosed in February with DIPG, a rare form of brain cancer. Sophia captured the hearts of people across South Mississippi and the country as she bravely fought against the fatal disease while her parents, Angel and Josh Myers, did all they could to make her final days happy and comfortable.