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Posted By Marketwired On August 28, 2012 @ 4:11 pm In IR/PR | No Comments
Hurricane Isaac is bearing down on Louisiana and has made landfall according to the US National Hurricane Center . It’s a category one hurricane with winds of at least 75 mph (80 mph according to Google ).
We took a look at what was being said on social media. The Buzz Graph breaks it down very quickly.
Storm, Tampa, Isaac and Republican are the most commonly-used words. The Republican convention is happening in Florida and the news has reported that they’re getting a lot of rain thanks to the outer bands.
Did you notice the dotted line on the top left of the graph? It’s Katrina. Isaac is hitting Louisiana on the seventh anniversary  of Hurricane Katrina’s destructive travels along the southern US coastline.
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URLs in this post:
 US National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
 80 mph according to Google: http://google.org/crisismap/2012-tropical-system-isaac
 Image: http://blog.marketwired.com/2012/08/28/hurricane-isaac/buzzgraph-isaac/
 seventh anniversary: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Katrina
 Image: http://blog.marketwired.com/2012/08/28/hurricane-isaac/social-media-isaac/
 Image: http://blog.marketwired.com/2012/08/28/hurricane-isaac/gender-isaac/
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