We are watching the tropics this morning. That disturbance down in the ocean has ginned up into a tropical storm, named Fred. It is still early to assess its track but while many models are predicting it will leave us alone, one outlier puts it right across my acre.
Still, most models predict it will be a bigger problem for Florida than for Louisiana. Below, is NOAA's warning cones
So, we will be keeping a weather eye on this thing, and checking our own prep plan.
Turning our eye to the daily Covid numbers, we find that our local hospital is up one since yesterday.
That's sobering news, but it appears that the local numbers have ben hovering around the 60 count since the weekend. Hopefully that means we've entered a plateau.