I've been through tropical storms that left me standing in two feet of water in my apartment (July 1979). I've been through tropical storms that knocked the power out for a day. I've been through tropical storms that generated nasty tornadoes.
So trust me when I say that Edouard is my kind of tropical storm.
We've had light rain for a few hours, no wind, no reports of tornadoes, no evacuations. Nerves on edge yesterday went ahead and slammed the doors of most places of business for today, including my employer.
A perfect day for reading.