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. Tropical storm Rita

conditions are continuing to become more conducive for
strengthening…And all forecast guidance suggests Rita should
intensify some more…Before and after it reaches the Gulf of Mexico.

Predictions are Rita will be a Category 2 before reaching the Gulf..

All indications are that Rita will become a major hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico.

Predicted 5 day cone – Houston/Galveston could take a direct hit, with NOLA being on the outer east edge of the cone.