Tropical Storm Isaac Social Media Resources – Disaster Social Network

Author: Disaster Social Network, IEM

Tropical Storm Isaac as of Aug 27, 4pmET

Tropical Storm Isaac as of Aug 27, 4pmET (photo credit: U.S. National Weather Service)

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to become a Category 1 or 2 hurricane before reaching the northern Gulf Coast late Tuesday evening (August 28). As the storm drenches Florida and approaches the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama coasts, IEM is monitoring social media accounts of the disaster for the most current and relevant information available.

Links to twitter, blogs, picture and video accounts are provided through the links below.

Twitter Accounts:

https://twitter.com/NHC_Atlantic
https://twitter.com/wunderground

https://twitter.com/stormpulse

https://twitter.com/NOAASatellites

https://twitter.com/NOLAnews

Trends:

#Isaac
#goawayisaac
#RedCross
#NOLA

Posts & News:

Isaac Public Information ESRI Map – See the real-time effects of the storm via social media posts.
State-by-State: Isaac spurs evacuations, delays

Floridians Feel Isaac’s Effects

Isaac poised for Gulf landfall on Katrina anniversary

Eerie similarities: Isaac follows track of Katrina, evacuations ordered for coast

South Florida floods Twitter with Tropical Storm Isaac tweets

Isaac Looking Stronger but still a Tropical Storm
– great timeline of events as they unfold

IEM will continue to monitor social media coverage as Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast and makes landfall.

 

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