Hurricane Nicholas made landfall along the Texas coast just after midnight this morning. The storm, which had been classified as a hurricane for only a few hours is expected to weaken as it slowly moves onshore throughout the course of the morning.
I don't want any hurricanes coming near Louisiana's precious coast, but those tropical systems fascinate me. I found ways through my years of being in the public information business to get the information the experts look at, even if I can't interpret or understand it. If you are a member of the unofficial "Tropical Weather Geek Society," here are a few places you may want to save to your favorites.