We’re starting early this year; but it’s already been above 100 degrees almost every day for the last month — so the Gulf and the Pacific are very, very warm:
ACAPULCO, Mexico — A strengthening Tropical Storm Andres roared toward Mexico’s Pacific coast Monday, prompting emergency preparations for a storm that forecasters predicted would become the season’s first hurricane.
The cone shows it heading west, but of course that’s never anything like a guarantee. One good high pressure system and it will take a right turn directly into the Rio Grande Valley . . .
. . . or San Antonio.
Going out to buy a couple of cases of water. Welcome to South Texas Summer.
Forecasters said Andres was likely to brush the coast at hurricane strength around the port city of Manzanillo by Tuesday. The forecast track showed its center later pushing up the coast near picturesque towns such as Barra de Navidad that are home to some American and Canadian expatriates.