Here's All the Tropical Storm Isaac Emergency Info You Need, Courtesy of Google

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At this point, it's impossible to know exactly what path Tropical Storm Isaac is going to take or how much damage it'll do. But Google's crisis team went ahead and made an indispensable map to help those who might be in harm's way. Here's where to get all of the information you need in one centralized location. The index contains data from NOAA and Weather.com; provides links to government websites and live webcams, as well as to information that might be needed at a moment's notice like alerts, shelter information, and evacuation routes. If you're in the southern United States now's the time to bookmark this guide. [Google Maps via LA Times]

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Hurricanes aren't that bad compared to earthquakes, landslides or living in tornado alley. They're infrequent, you get days of warning, and in most cases are just a heavy rainstorm. You can easily out drive one.