Truckers who drive Interstate 95 and other East Coast highways may see
some heavy rains over the next few days, but Tropical Storm Ernesto has not
produced high winds or significant damage as it moves northward across Florida.
However, torrential rains have been reported in some areas.
Gov. Jeb Bush put a number of emergency measures into effect, including
an hours-of-service waiver for truckers who are hauling emergency relief
Ernesto is expected to head out to sea on Thursday, then move back on
shore in Georgia or the Carolinas.
Meanwhile, Hurricane John, a full-blown hurricane, is moving off-shore
up the Pacific coast of Mexico. John’s eye isn’t expected to actually hit Mexico or the U.S., but its 130-mile-an-hour winds were expected to lash the coast of Mexico north of Acapulco.