Extrapolation suggests that the center will be back over water south of Cuba soon. If this materializes Ike might not weaken as much as previously shown. And the new official intensity forecast is adjusted slightly upward while Ike is over the warm waters of the Caribbean. In about 2 days Ike is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico where the waters are warm and the shear is forecast to be low and restrengthening is forecast.
The latest five-day forecast has Ike entering the Gulf of Mexico by Wednesday morning headed for the Texas coast near Houston, but the NHC warns that it's still too early to tell where Ike will land along the Gulf Coast.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.