Isaac becomes Category 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast - Article Photos 51/70

Brandon Ellis rides his ATV next to the waves coming over the seawall alongside Beach Boulevard in Waveland, Miss., as Tropical Storm Isaac's winds begin to hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warned that Isaac, especially if it strikes at high tide, could cause storm surges of up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) along the coasts of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi and up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) as far away as the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) ORG XMIT: MSRS109