Hurricane Isaac to Make Gulf Coast Landfall Tonight – Social Media Resources, Part 3

satellite imagery of Hurricane Isaac Aug 28 22:15

Satellite imagery of Hurricane Isaac Aug 28 22:15
(photo credit: NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center

Author: Disaster Social Network, IEM

Hurricane Isaac is expected to make landfall as a category 1 hurricane in a few short hours this evening on the Gulf Coast.  IEM’s Disaster Social Network has been collecting site and social media accounts to watch as the storms hits during the overnight hours. Please note the webcams that have been set up to provide live views of the storm.

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

Twitter:

@hurricanetrack Mark Suddith/Hurricanetrack.co

Videos:

Area live cam views: http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/cvplive/cvpstream3&hpt=hp_t1#/video/cvplive/cvpstream3

CitizenTube Playlist of Isaac videos / 29 videos (12:30 EST, 8/28/12)
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL81D04799B3444E2F&feature=plcp

Photos:

Tropical Storm Isaac Reaches Florida — in pictures (Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2012/aug/28/natural-disasters-usa#/

Tropical Storm Isaac Pictures (CBS)
http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-201_162-10013514.html

Sites:

“Tropical Storm Isaac Prepares to Make Landfall in Gulf Coast – Live Updates” (Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/28/tropical-storm-isaac-gulf-coast-live

Google’s Crisis Map for Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac:
http://google.org/crisismap/2012-tropical-system-isaac

“As Isaac closes in on Gulf, officials warn complacency could kill” CNN (slideshow also) http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/28/us/tropical-storm-isaac/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

More Resources:

Isaac Reaches Hurricane Status – Social Media Resources Part 2

Tropical Storm Isaac Social Media Resources – Disaster Social Network- Part 1

A Comparison of Hurricane Isaac’s Track and Historical Hurricane Katrina Track

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