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Isaac's effects on Louisiana, by the numbers

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Posted: Aug 31, 2012 5:37 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: new orleans, hurricane, isaac, louisiana

NEW ORLEANS - Here's an overall look at Hurricane Isaac's effects on the state of Louisiana at this point.

POWER OUTAGES

- Statewide: 593,000 customers without power statewide, down from a peak of 903,000.

-Parishes with more than 100,000 customers out of service: 2 Friday, 2 Thursday.

-Parishes with 10,000-99,000 customers out of service: 11 Friday, 12 Thursday.

- Parishes with 1,000-9,900 customers out of service: 11 Friday, 31 Thursday.

-Parishes with 10-100 customers out of service: 14 Friday, 16 Thursday.

-Parishes with 1-9 customers out of service: 3 Friday, 1 Thursday.

-Parishes with no customers out of service: 6 Friday, 2 Thursday.

BOIL -WATER ADVISORIES

-320 water systems in 28 parishes. Systems range from parish and municipal systems to individual bars and restaurants.

SCHOOLS

- Parishes with school systems closed Friday: 40

LOUISIANA SHELTERS

-5,200 people in shelters around Louisiana on Friday, nearly 1,000 fewer than Thursday.

- 7: Other states with shelters for Louisiana Isaac victims (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Georgia, Texas).

PETS IN EMERGENCY SHELTERS

-Alexandria, La: 94 (92 dogs, 2 cats)

-Haughton, La. 65 (60 dogs, 3 cats, 2 birds)

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