Fred is about to become a hurricane

Then it will probably veer north, spin down, and by the end of the weekend be a bit wet spot in the middle of nowhere.

But, I thought you’d enjoy a picture of this tropical storm itting rignt now closer to West Africa than any other continental region.



  1. #1 NewEnglandBob
    September 8, 2009

    I have been following it for over a day on a hurricane tracker.

  2. #3 Spiv
    September 9, 2009

    I hear it’s now a 2 and picking up speed fast