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“You are getting sleepy…very sleepy…”

Here’s a second interesting view of Isaac, now well inland over northern Louisiana.  This time it’s an animation of the surface wind field around Isaac at 11:00 a.m. CDT.  The creative and wonderfully imaginative people at Google’s Big Picture data visualization group created the surface wind visualization site (http://hint.fm/wind/index.html) which was the source for this animation.  The hypnotic swirl is mesmerizing.

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Hurricane Isaac Crosses the Coast

Here’s an interesting 22-hour radar loop from the New Orleans NEXRAD site (the National Weather Service’s weather radar site) showing hurricane Isaac very slowly crossing the coast and heading inland:

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