As Isaac churns westward in the Atlantic towards the Gulf Coast, the storm track puts Tampa and the GOP Convention right in the crosshairs. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says the convention could be called off in case of a serious storm.
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn told CNN the city is prepared for severe weather if it hits during the Republican National Convention next week. Tropical Storm Isaac is forecast to head toward the Florida by early Monday.
"We're prepared for it, we've trained for it, we have contingency plan after contingency plan," Buckhorn said. But in the event of dangerous weather, "human safety, human life trumps politics," he said.
Here's your latest storm track:
Interpret that as you will.
PS, El Rushbo says NOAA is faking the forecast on purpose under the direction of the Obama Administration in order to close the convention down. Remember, Republicans want to get rid of the National Weather Service and NOAA altogether and replace it with private for-profit weather forecast systems. Which get nearly all of their data from...the National Weather Service.