UPDATE: (Yahoo) Oil jumps to $117 amid Gustav concerns.
ORIGINAL POST: It's the question on investors' minds: Will Hurricane Gustav affect oil production in the Gulf?
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Certainly the storm has a potential to be very strong, possibly Category 5 as we say in a press release. (in which we also point out that Gustav would be the first major (Cat 3+) 'cane in the Gulf since Wilma in 2005. The latest models from the GIS Pro Business Site infer a Cat 4 storm by Sunday:
It's been an interesting weather day here at the beach in Oak Island, N.C.
By the looks of these two maps, it's about time for my annual beach vacation week at Oak Island, N.C.
Multiple waterspouts were reported this morning on the Chesapeake Bay this morning, while a landspout prompted a Tornado Warning yesterday in Iowa.
In 1997, I blogged about Hurricane Linda, a powerful hurricane moving over Socorro Island. Last night, something very similar happened.
The NWS has confirmed three tornadoes in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
This will be one of the most severe days of 2015 in Pennsylvania; the public needs to take this one seriously.