Tropical Storm Isaac appears to be directed towards Louisiana as of early Monday, according to meteorologists at the National Weather Service. The storm, which is expected to develop into a hurricane within 24 hours, has entered the gulf and could strike the coast of Louisiana by Wednesday, according to meteorologists.
Changes in the schedule and worries about the storm have already caused a number of speakers to change their plans, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), according to TheHill.com">TheHill.com. Scott will no longer speak at the convention, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said he won't leave his state for the convention unless the storm dies down, according to the blog. Both governors have declared states of emergency.