Hurricanes

Save These If You’re a Tropical Weather Geek Like Me
Save These If You’re a Tropical Weather Geek Like Me
I don't want any hurricanes coming near Louisiana's precious coast, but those tropical systems fascinate me. I found ways through my years of being in the public information business to get the information the experts look at, even if I can't interpret or understand it. If you are a member of the unofficial "Tropical Weather Geek Society," here are a few places you may want to save to your favorites.
Update: Calcasieu Parish Under Tropical Storm Watch
Update: Calcasieu Parish Under Tropical Storm Watch
As of the 7:00 a.m. update, Southwest Louisiana is now under a Tropical storm watch. The cone of uncertainty has shifted further westward which now looks like it includes all of  Louisiana. Update: 7:00 a.m. advisory:  The 7 a.m has just come out and nothing has really changed as far as projected path and wind speeds.  Tropical Storm Isaac is currently sporting 65 mph winds with gusts up to 75 mph
Hurricane Irene Strengthens; Headed for Atlantic Coast of U.S. [VIDEO]
Hurricane Irene Strengthens; Headed for Atlantic Coast of U.S. [VIDEO]
The good news for Southwest Louisiana is that Irene is one hurricane we don't have to worry about.  The bad news is that the folks on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. should worry. Authorities along the Atlantic seaboard are closely monitoring Hurricane Irene’s projected path, and preparing for the powerful storm’s arrival later in the week. The first major hurricane of the season became a Category