Tropical Storm Nate is forecast to the Yucatan peninsula late today as it pushes toward the U.S. Nate is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall somewhere between southeast Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle early Sunday. Grand Isle, La., on a barrier island south of New Orleans, has already called for a voluntary evacuation, but good news: maps show the storm sparing areas hardest-hit by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
California becomes sanctuary state as governor signs bill—California is home to an estimated 2.3 million immigrants without legal authorization. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation yesterday that extends protections for immigrants living in the US illegally. His signature means that police will be barred from asking people about their immigration status or participating in federal immigration enforcement activities starting Jan. 1.
ACL is still offering refunds for anyone who does not feel comfortable coming to the festival following what happened in Vegas.
Watch out! Deer collisions on the rise in Texas–-State Farm said 46% of their claims involving deer collisions happen between October and December.