State response to Isaac by the numbers

      As the Alabama Gulf Coast continues to face the impact of Hurricane Isaac, here is a breakdown of the number of resources mobilized or that are on stand-by to assist the residents in the affected communities.

      *There are 816{} occupants in the general need shelters

      *There are 567 state employees,{}including{}the Alabama National Guard, mobilized

      *There are 172 occupants in the medial need shelters

      *There are 44 Alabama Mutual Aid Teams on stand-by to{}assist with search and rescue, debris removal, etc.

      *There are 8 regional law enforcement teams on stand-by

      *There are 7 roads currently closed (Baldwin-4 and Mobile-3)

      *The NWS is predicting 5 feet of storm surge before water recedes later Wednesday evening

      *There are 2 State Trooper Districts monitoring traffic flow

      *There are 2 Department of Transportation Districts monitoring roadways for potential flooding

      *The Emergency Operations Center remains activated at level 1