On Monday, 8/25/08, Hurricane Gustav was only a tropical depression.
Late Monday afternoon however, Hurricane Gustav turned into a tropical storm. Today, 8/26/08, Gustav has now turned into a
category 1 hurricane.
Where is Hurricane Gustav headed? The latest weather reports have
Hurricane Gustav tracking just south of Cuba, heading toward the Gulf of Mexico by the weekend. From there it is anyones
guess as to the exact hit but weather forecasters fear Hurricane Gustav could be a category 4 hurricane by the time it
enters the Gulf of Mexico Saturday.
Natural Gas and Oil Spike: Natural Gas and oil prices are rising rapidly
as there are many rigs and pipelines in the potential path. Two major natural gas shales could potentially be effected.
Hurricane Gustav could have an effect on the Haynesville Shale and the Barnett Shale. These are shales are located in Texas and Louisiana.
Below are a list of Hurricane Gustav maps, check back
here for the latest updates on Hurricane Gustav!
8/27/08 - Hurricane Gustav shifts slightly East - Hurricane Gustav shifted slightly east this
morning as it hit Haiti and has been downgraded to a tropical storm. Forecasters caution not to be deceived however,
Gustav will quickly turn back into a Hurricane by tomorrow and then rapidly intensify. Click the maps below! Check
back for more updates on Hurricane Gustav.