The Sun-Times has five reporters covering the national, state and local stories in Tampa at the Republican National Convention this week.
Each day we'll Storify their tweets, images, video and more as they report the event. Here's a look at the calm before the storms - the convention and Tropical Storm Isaac - heading into Monday's abbreviated start.
You can follow them individually on Twitter as well:
Lynn Sweet (@LynnSweet
Dave McKinney (@DaveMckinney123)
Natasha Korecki (@NatashaKorecki)
Mark Brown (@MarkBrownCST)
Carol Marin (@CarolMarin)