After being off shore for a few days, the waiting is over. Hurricane Isaac has touched down on the shores of the Gulf Coast.

The category one hurricane that is Isaac touched down on the shores of the Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and the people of that area are already feeling it's effects.

It has brought heavy rain, very strong winds, and this is only the beginning. Thousands of people are currently without power across the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Most areas are seeing flash floods, and the warnings are in effect everywhere else. See live updates of the hurricane here.