Coastal Bend residents who have family members in New Orleans and the surrounding areas are keeping a close eye on Isaac, and hoping to reach loved ones.
Michael Daigle has gone through quite a few hurricanes in his lifetime. He is a New Orleans native who has called Texas home for the last 17 years. He and his wife, Nena, have three daughters.
One of them is in Chalmette, La., right now, just outside of New Orleans, but right in the middle of the storm.
"She's sitting in the truck, listening to the news and charging her phone because there is no power," Nena said.
Their daughter had originally evacuated to Mississippi, but after hearing reports that Isaac had dissipated, she decided to go back home.
"She went back home before all the really bad stuff started happening, and I told him at the time that they're too unpredictable," Nena said. "She should have stayed put until she was sure."
The Daigles worry about how much water their daughter might get, saying that she doesn't have the means to help herself right now. She's a single mother. They tried calling their daughter while being interviewed, but the phone was off.
Before her phone went out, she was able to send some pictures, saying that it didn't look too bad; but it is never easy being without power or running water.
This isn't the first time the family has gone through this. Their daughter lost everything seven years ago during Hurricane Katrina.
"It's seven years later and it's the same thing," Michael said. "And everyone thinks it's just a Category 1, but yet they're going through the same thing."
For now, the Daigles watch news coverage from New Orleans, keeping track of what is happening in the Crescent City.
The Daigles hope their daughter and grandkids will get power back sometime soon.
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