Given the attention on New Orleans and surrounding areas with respect to Hurricane Isaac, I've just taken a couple of quick screen recordings of Martin Wattenberg/Fernanda Viegas' Hint FM 'Wind Map' and Stamen's/TWC 'Hurricane Tracker' to show how things are developing down there.

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