Know the Cone: Boston and Hurricane Irene

Anyone exposed to broadcast media over the next few days is going to get an overdose of Hurricane Irene build-up.

Cut through the clutter, and go to the source for raw data on the storm and its expected path, wind speeds, etc. by clicking on the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Irene page.

As of this morning, here’s their best prediction for the path:

Hurricane Irene's projected path, as of this morning. Source: National Hurricane Center.

Click through the various maps to get a better sense of the where the storm is going and when.

And then go buy lots of bread, eggs, and milk. And rum.