When tropical storms and hurricanes threaten the Gulf Coast, it is typical to see a rise in the cost of gasoline at the pumps, because no matter how light or devastating a storm can become when it draws near us, the refineries slow down or stop production of gasoline, thus driving up the cost at the pump.

National Weather Service, Monday, November 6th, 2017 11 AM AST Advisory Number Two

The National Weather Service has now declared that we have tropical depression number 19 with sustained winds of 35 MPH. As you can see from the graphic, in a few days, the storm will be in a position to strike or pass near Scotland, thus blowing up some kilts and potentially threatening the production or cost in the future of the tasty adult beverage many enjoy.

Will the 2017 storm season ever end?