Hurricane Isaac made landfall Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana. Sixty-one Bay Area volunteers with the American Red Cross were dispatched to the Gulf Coast on Tuesday to assist those affected.
Flight cancellations at Bay Area airports keep ticking upwards even though many East Coast airports shut over the weekend because of Tropical Storm Irene have reopened.
Thousands of flights and hundreds of thousands of would be passengers are being impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.
Dozens of flight cancellations at SFO due to Hurricane Irene are causing headaches, not only for travelers headed towards New York, but for those headed overseas too.
The effects of Hurricane Irene, the tempest battering the East Coast, were felt in the Bay Area as dozens of flights were canceled because of storm-related airport closures.
United Airlines and Virgin America have both canceled flights in and out of SFO on Friday and Saturday in response to the expected arrival of Hurricane Irene, airport officials said.
American Red Cross volunteers from the Bay Area have headed to the East Coast to assist with disaster relief efforts as Hurricane Irene approaches.