Nothing like an impending natural disaster to focus the mind. Washington DC, your global climate change test zone (sorry Frenchie, your troubles have nothing to do with us!), is bracing for the latest in this year's weather extravaganzas. If I'm reading the latest warning correctly, tomorrow afternoon should start looking pretty hairy. Are we talking about a good sized storm surge coming up the Potomac? Cause the way that sumbitch is lined up right now, it looks like the old counter-clockwise rotational thing is going to blow a whole, whole lotta water up the Potomac. That ought to do wonders for the Blue Plains sewage treatment plant, which on its best day is a health hazard. . . Paging Dr. Wexelblat . . .
So if the blizzard last winter shut down the US government for days, and the recent thunderstorms rendered people (literally) power-less, I can't wait to see a storm that's about 300 miles across. Oh yeah, and we have had the wettest spring and summer on record . .
Check out the National Hurricane Center satellite photos.