The Red Cross says as many as 20 relief workers from Minnesota have been deployed to the southeast United States in advance of Hurricane Irma's arrival. The organization says it's a massive effort to prepare for the most powerful Atlantic Ocean storm ever recorded.
Tough to complain about a few clouds today in Minnesota. The National Weather Service's latest (5:35 PM CT) Local Hurricane Statement for the Miami area is warning of Irma's expected impact -- and it should get everyone's attention. (Hint: It's not good.)