Bad Sign? AP: “Heavy rains reopen Baltimore sink hole” (VIDEO) — Louisiana declares state of emergency, tells 50,000+ to evacuate as hurricane warnings issued

Published: August 27th, 2012 at 1:17 am ET
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Follow-up to: Isaac's storm track shifts toward sinkhole, preparations underway -- Could become "extremely dangerous" hurricane (MAP)

Title: Heavy rains reopen Baltimore sink hole
Source: AP
Date: Aug 26, 2012

A Baltimore public works official says two apartments were evacuated after heavy rains reopened a sink hole.

Department of Public Works spokesman Kurt Kocher says the sink hole covers most of the street

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Two apartments above businesses on the north side of the street have been evacuated along with the businesses because the hole has expanded

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The spokesman says heavy rains over the weekend reopened the site where repairs previously had been made to a sinkhole

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Title: 53,000 in Louisiana told to leave ahead of Isaac
Source: AP
Date: Aug 26, 2012

More than 50,000 residents of a southeast Louisiana parish have been told to evacuate ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, while the governor says he is likely to skip the Republican National Convention.

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A hurricane warning was issued for parts of the state east of Morgan City, which includes the New Orleans area.

Isaac is expected to be a strong Category 2 hurricane when it comes ashore

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h/t Anonymous tip

Published: August 27th, 2012 at 1:17 am ET
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