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NBC News published this video item, entitled “Louisiana Declares State Of Emergency, 20 Million On Flash Flood Watch” – below is their description.
Louisiana has declared a state of emergency as a tropical storm is set to cause heavy rain and massive flooding in the state and up to the Alabama-Florida border. NBC News’ Bill Karins analyzes Potential Tropical Cyclone Three’s impact and what to expect from the storm.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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In This Story: Cyclone
In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure. Cyclones are characterized by inward spiraling winds that rotate about a zone of low pressure and typically bring winds, rain, high waves and storm surges to the areas they pass.
In the Atlantic and the northeastern Pacific oceans, a tropical cyclone is generally referred to as a hurricane (from the name of the ancient Central American deity of wind, Huracan), in the Indian and south Pacific oceans it is called a cyclone, and in the northwestern Pacific it is called a typhoon.
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In This Story: Louisiana
Louisiana is a southeastern U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico. Its history as a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures is reflected in its Creole and Cajun cultures. The largest city, New Orleans, is known for its colonial-era French Quarter, raucous Mardi Gras festival, jazz music, Renaissance-style St. Louis Cathedral and wartime exhibits at the huge National WWII Museum.