Tropical Storm Isaac Getting Closer To South Florida (Updated)
According to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport spokesman, Gregory Mayer, the airport has had a total of 10 cancelled flights in the last 24 hours, including three flights scheduled for Haiti. If you're planning to fly out anytime soon, you might want to call the airline directly.
Meanwhile, Governor Rick Scott issued a statement regarding preparations on Isaac:
While Florida is facing another tropical storm, our State Emergency Response Team prepares for these types of weather events year round. The Executive Order is a normal step in these preparations, activating resources to assist local officials in response to an emergency. Florida's emergency response officials are accustom to protecting the 19 million residents and hundreds of thousands of visitors that are here every day. I am leading twice daily briefing with local, state, federal partners as well as those involved with the Republican National Convention. Preparation is a key to success and all visitors can be assured they are safe in Florida.
We'll be updating Isaac's progress here. So keep coming back for updates. Or you can keep watching the local television news stations that try to convince you that Isaac will eat your children.