The good hurricane?

From the Department of Silver Linings, it’s pretty standard hurricane-coverage template material to assume that hurricanes are a bad thing. And, of course, they can be very bad things.

But not entirely, perhaps.

Here’s the current drought situation in the United States. The deep red is the worst of it.


Here’s the expected track of Hurricane Isaac.


Someone who could really use it, is about to get a lot of rain.