President Obama speaking at the White House about storm preparedness in advance of Tropical Storm Isaac, Tuesday, August 28, 2012 (White House photo)
Workers stack sandbags on top of retaining wall baskets in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac in Port Sulphur, LA. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Satellite view of Isaac's path. (Photo: The Weather Channel)
(AURN) -- Speaking from the White House this morning, President Obama warned residents in the path of Isaac to heed to warnings, as widespread flooding is expected both along the Gulf Coast and several points inland.