If Tropical Storm Isaac plows through the main oil producing regions of the Gulf of Mexico–it could cause an increase in oil and gasoline prices. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Forrest Smith talked with Florida Triple-a spokeswoman Jessica Brady about the potential for higher prices.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSMITHBRADY.mp3]
Florida experienced above-normal temperatures in July and is leaning toward above-normal through October
For the next three months, Florida is expected to see hotter and wetter conditions. The entire state is 40-50% more likely to see above-average temperatures. Florida is also leaning above normal in precipitation through the end of October.