R. Reese Fuller

Meet Hurricane Gustav

by R. Reese Fuller

What began yesterday as Tropical Depression Seven is now Hurricane Gustav. With sustained winds at 90 miles per hour, Gustav is a Category 1 hurricane. The National Hurricane Center predicts that the storm could become a Category 2 hurricane before making landfall in Haiti today. The latest advisory was issued at 7 a.m. central time. The next advisory will be issued at 10 a.m.