|Satellite image from 6:30pm CDT, click to enlarge|
OK, what do you do if you have a trip to Florida or the Southeast? I just checked and none of the major airlines have issued storm "waivers" yet. Waivers allow people with restricted tickets to get a refund or switch the dates of travel. Please check your airline's web site for the waivers (which often appear under "travel info"). For a primer on dealing with airlines in a storm situation, here is my Airline Crisis Survival Guide.
ADDITION: 9:50pm. A HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PUERTO RICO...VIEQUES... CULEBRA...AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS.
ADDITION: 9:45pm. Here is a link to the radar on the Windward Islands if you would like to watch the storm cross overnight and Wednesday morning.