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Planet Earth

Are We Ready For Gustav?

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumAugust 30, 2008 7:40 PM


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Gustav is now a major hurricane headed toward Louisiana with estimated surface winds of 120 mph. He's expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday.


Values of Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential (TCHP) over 80 are often associated with rapid intensification of hurricanes. More from Jeff Masters.

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