According to the City of Houston official website for Forecasted Maximum Sustained Wind Data for the City of Houston by Zip Code the max sustained winds for our area has risen from 82 mph to 87 mph.
The windows are taped, the patio furniture is in the garage. The margaritas are mixed and the burgers are on the grill. Just a few more hours before gametime.
And as always, the “live team coverage” of the impending storm has the “storm centers” at all the media outlets as excited as Oprah at an Obama speech.
We were laughing this morning as the anchors on KHOU almost seemed disappointed when reporting the latest NHC advisory said Ike may be weakening… Hmmm, bad news for Americans is good news for them. A familiar theme in the media.