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-- surge and flooding posing a threat to Gulf Coast residents as tropical storm Isaac intensifies.
Jeff -- on the ground in Gulfport Mississippi Jeff.
I think that we're just -- you know this as they say -- -- before the storm right but it's the slowness of its like this slow whipping winds and that tons of rain better than a caused the most damage.
Exactly you guys had it exactly right on talking about much more damage done -- hurricanes by water than ever by -- -- you know when bush your roof fall may be.
This water is what does the real damage that they want to show you some here.
You you see the satellite presentation.
Look at the black of these clouds -- compared to the blue sky off in the distance this is the way that thing is common.
-- -- -- -- around to the left here in May be gives us a shot that we just said on for a second.
Watch that rotation see those clouds rotating past -- is patiently watch it for a minute.
You see what the satellite presentation the radar looks like -- the ground in real life.
That is the rotation of one of the earliest bands of this storm.
But here you go out in the gulf this is where it's coming from the water already beginning to push on you walk out on the beach here we got here this morning really early.
There was not water on this -- it is now beginning to push on.
And you see right here this is already starting to begin the process of the storm surge yesterday we had pretty decent surge.
And that's because that water was getting pushed for a pretty good long time.
This is only just now coming out -- and so this is gonna you know we're gonna get this for a -- Natalia.
All this washed away everything you see Katrina washed away 28 to thirty feet of storm surge right here along this spot.
Six to twelve for this one no Katrina thank you.
Matt thank you right -- -- -- you you be safe out there.
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