5 Things To Know This Morning

PHOTO: Hurricane Ernesto moves west as it makes landfall in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico on August 7, 2012 in the in the Caribbean Sea.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Fire at California Refinery Will Drive Gas Prices

A fire at one of the country's largest oil refineries in northern California may pump up gas prices on the west coast. Analysts are projecting that prices could soar past $4 a gallon. A Chevron spokesman says there are other factors in the rising fuel costs.

2. Wild Hurricane Season Shaping Up

The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to be wilder than initially expected. Forecasters are now bracing for 12 to 17 named storms -- including up to eight hurricanes. They're being fueled by warmer ocean temperatures, and certain wind patterns.

3. Thousands Expected to Mourn Wisc. Temple Murders

Thousands of mourners are expected today in Oak Creek, Wisconsin to pay their respects to six Sikh temple members shot by a white supremacist over the weekend. Dignitaries expected at the funeral include U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and U.S. Representative Paul Ryan.

4. Powerball Jackpot Hits $253 Million

The Powerball jackpot has grown to at least $253 million. That's the biggest prize since February. The drawing is tomorrow night.

5. Gold Medalist Bolt: 'I'm a Legend Now'

Usain Bolt says "I'm a legend now." The World's Fastest Man won the gold medal in the 200 meter race with a time of 19.32 seconds. He's now preparing for his third race - - the 4x100 relay. The U.S. now leads China by 10 medals overall and in gold medals by two.

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