A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Lee county through this evening. Rain & thunderstorms will continue to be possible for the Brazos Valley, through the evening and overnight hours. Severe thunderstorms cannot be ruled out -- damaging winds, large hail, and even an isolated tornado threat will need to be monitored.
President Bush is in Orlando, Florida today to again urge senior citizens to sign-up for the the new Medicare prescription drug program.
Monday is the deadline to signup without penalty. Those who don't enroll by then will face higher premiums.
Yesterday, Bush pitched the program to seniors in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa.
It allows 43 (m) million Medicare beneficiaries to enroll in a government-paid private plan that will subsidize the cost of their prescription medications. About 37 (m) million either have signed up or are automatically enrolled.
Florida has the highest percentage of seniors in the country and they have power at the ballot box. Floridians will be voting for a governor and senator in November.
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