In just two days republican delegates from around the state will converge on Florida for the Republican National Convention with a wary eye to the sky.
"We're getting excited. It's always like every trip, you're trying to get everything in the world done before you get on the plane. But I depart Sunday," said Ellen Williams, a leader among Kentucky Republicans.
Which is right about the time Tropical Storm Isaac will make landfall in southern Florida.
"I'm excited. A little rain? Eh, it won't dampen anybody's spirits. We'll put on some cute galoshes and off we go, we'll be fine," Williams said.
Williams said the events beginning Sunday evening, and officially kicking off Monday morning will be enough to keep Kentucky's delegates occupied leading up to appearances by the Republican Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates.
"We're gonna hear them talk about their plan for the country. We're gonna hear them talk about how to jumpstart it, how to create jobs, how to get the economy moving, in a way that doesn't take more government money but allows private enterprises to create more jobs," said Williams.
And even with the convention being in a potential flood zone, Williams is trusting in the local and state government's plan.
"If they say we're safe, I'm not going to think twice about it. If they say seek cover, guess what, we're gonna seek cover," said Williams.
Tampa is expected to see some of that storm surge from Isaac, but only time will tell how much.
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