Hurricane season. Here again. And possibly the longest measurable annual event we as a society take the time to acknowledge and name its progeny. It begins at the end of spring, sweats you out all summer, and finally gnaws into fall. Daylight savings may be its only contender in terms of expanse, only when you lose or gain an hour it’s never as eventful as losing a week of electricity in the soupy humidity of the Crescent City. Will last year’s Isaac excursion make you better prepared? Or more ready to leave sooner? And don’t tell me you’ve already forgotten or perhaps you’re a new New Orleanian?
Ok, let’s run through some basics.