Leroy Smith, right, helps evacuate Michele Bowers with Hank Schlindwein, back, in La Place, Louisiana amid flooding from Tropical Storm Isaac.
Leroy Smith, right, helps evacuate Michele Bowers with Hank Schlindwein, back, in La Place, Louisiana amid flooding from Tropical Storm Isaac. Los Angeles Times/MCT
Leroy Smith, right, helps evacuate Michele Bowers with Hank Schlindwein, back, in La Place, Louisiana amid flooding from Tropical Storm Isaac. Los Angeles Times/MCT

Isaac, still dangerous, lumbers up Mississippi Valley

August 30, 2012 12:00 AM