The ninth named storm of this year’s hurricane season has reached hurricane status, with reports now indicating a high risk of flood surge as it approaches the Gulf Coast.

Forecasters say there is uncertainty as to how strong Isaac will become. Most prognosticators say Isaac, now about 200 miles south of Biloxi, Miss., will stay a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds between 74 mph and 95 mph.

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