What are the implications of Hurricane Isabel for NY? Meteorologists say Isabel is tracking towards us. Will Gothamist have to batten down the hatches? Either way, the Light Cycle hotline (800-895-7780) says there is a slight chance of shower but adds there will be no delay (so far). Gothamist will decide whether to get a generator tomorrow afternoon.

The weather from WNBC. The Times on Isabel's possibilities (one Long Island resident says, in an admission of defeat against Mother Nature, "We're somewhat due [for a hurricane].") The last hurricane to get NY down was Hurricane Gloria of 1985.