People sit on a bench along the seawall Tuesday in the storm surge from Isaac, on Lakeshore Drive along Lake Pontchartrain, as the storm approaches landfall, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Isaac nears New Orleans, floods rural La. levee
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee to flood some homes, knocked out power and immersed beach-front roads in Louisiana and Mississippi early Wednesday as it began a drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico with a newly fortified New Orleans in its path.
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