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Isaac storm surge overtops hurricane levee in Plaquemines Parish, flooding homes | NOLA.com

Hurricane Isaac's storm surge has overtopped an 18-mile stretch of East Bank hurricane "back" levee in Plaquemines Parish, flooding an unknown number of homes with 9 to 12 feet of water, a parish spokeswoman said. The overtopping, which is occurring along a parish-owned levee from the St. Bernard Parish line to White Ditch, began about four hours ago, said Caitlin Campbell, and is still continuing...

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