RAPID INTENSIFICATION COULD OCCUR IN A COUPLE OF DAYS WHILE
THE CENTER IS NEAR OR SOUTH OF WESTERN CUBA. THE
OFFICIAL FORECAST IS REDUCED FROM EARLIER DUE TO THE
INITIAL WEAKENING BUT STILL SHOWS THE STORM BECOMING
A MAJOR HURRICANE IN THE NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA.
...BUT IN GENERAL THE UPPER WINDS APPEAR TO BE FAVORABLE
ENOUGH TO SUPPORT A MAJOR HURRICANE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Gustav Watch, Day 2
The frequency with which a hurricane enters enters your everyday conversation picks up when the picture looks like the one below. Right now, everyone is still just watching and hoping for more and more data to see where this one is going to land. From the soccer field to the contractor who was at my house this morning, it is one of the first topics of conversation these days.