Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac

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Tropical Storm Isaac tracking through the western Atlantic as reported late Tuesday by the National Hurricane Center in Miami:

Let's face it, it's been a while but here we are once more in the cone of the storm. This is typically the peak period of Atlantic Hurricane Season which goes from June First to November 30th. It's been a few years since we could be the target of a hurricane and the reaction I've got from my friends and neighbors was one of surprise, "It's been such a long time..."


There was a time when the bumper sticker "Another Weeekend, Another Hurricane" was quite popular as they never seemed to stop coming. This one is a long way off, maybe a week away and the way it looks now, from very far away, is that Cuba will take the brunt and likely their landlmass will do it's job and weaken the storm before it makes landfall in Florida. Currently it looks more likely to whack Miami than Key West...but a week is a very very long time in the storm prediction game.





2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The current storm track is bad news for Key West and the Republicans in Tampa.

Conchscooter said...

For us the hope is the storm won't regain huge amounts of strength after coming off Cuba. For the huge organizational affair that is the convention it could be tough. Luckily conventions are all sizzle and no steak but still...