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You may have heard rumblings or seen on Facebook stories about the "Spawn of Isaac" forming in the Gulf of Mexico. Here is why it wouldn't be named Isaac and why we don't think you have anything to worry about.
As Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way up Louisiana and into Acadiana, high winds have caused numerous power outages across the area.
Vermilion Parish – 2424 customers
Lafayette Parish – 896 customers
St. Landry Parish – 1781 customers
Iberia Parish – 1704 customers
I wanted to get a feel of what was going in Lafayette this morning so I hopped in the ole pick-up and took a quick drive around. Traffic was light, which is a great thing! Did not see much in the way of down tree limbs or lights out.
Louisiana Secretary of Agriculture Mike Strain discusses the harvest season for Louisiana’s sugar cane and cotton crops. This year's harvest was really looking favorable. That was before Hurricane Isaac spun up through the Gulf of Mexico.