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Dudley_DUright Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-21-05 04:35 PM
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10. National Hurricane Center is predicting Rita to weaken
substantially before it makes landfall. I just hope they are right.

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  -Is Rita going to be worse than Katrina? cynatnite  Sep-21-05 04:26 PM   #0 
  - I don't think so.  Horse with no Name   Sep-21-05 04:29 PM   #1 
  - Dr. Masters of "Weather Underground" says 90% of Katrina's strength  KoKo01   Sep-21-05 04:35 PM   #11 
     - What is the difference in diameter? Wasn't Katrina wider?  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-21-05 05:14 PM   #22 
        - yes...it was wider. Master's blog says that Rita will start to widen when  KoKo01   Sep-21-05 07:21 PM   #24 
  - Its not that we are more afraid ...  AValdoux   Sep-21-05 04:29 PM   #2 
  - BINGO!  KyndCulture   Sep-21-05 04:30 PM   #4 
  - Good theory. Also Rita is moving into Cat5 status. But it still won't be..  Bucky   Sep-21-05 04:29 PM   #3 
  - Probably not.  JTsc   Sep-21-05 04:31 PM   #5 
  - Not as bad?  LiberalArkie   Sep-21-05 04:31 PM   #6 
  - If it hits Galveston Bay with catagory 5 force  KC21304   Sep-21-05 04:33 PM   #7 
  - Doubtful.  Silverhair   Sep-21-05 04:33 PM   #8 
  - certain things may be worse.  phantom power   Sep-21-05 04:34 PM   #9 
  - National Hurricane Center is predicting Rita to weaken  Dudley_DUright   Sep-21-05 04:35 PM   #10 
  - did they say why?  phantom power   Sep-21-05 04:39 PM   #14 
  - One thing I've seen them mention is that the water in front of Galveston  Pirate Smile   Sep-21-05 05:11 PM   #20 
     - That might do it.  phantom power   Sep-21-05 05:20 PM   #23 
  - So it will be "only" a very strong cat 4 when it makes landfall.  Zynx   Sep-21-05 04:48 PM   #16 
  - We could easily be looking at another 100+ Billion Dollar Disaster.....  Double T   Sep-21-05 04:36 PM   #12 
  - Maybe gawd's trying to tell him something  cynatnite   Sep-21-05 04:37 PM   #13 
  - the govt would love to make up for katrina (which they can't in my mind)  julialnyc   Sep-21-05 04:43 PM   #15 
  - I don't know but the big difference to me was the particularly vulnerable  Pirate Smile   Sep-21-05 04:51 PM   #17 
  - remember katrina was a cat 5 at one point and lost some strength  julialnyc   Sep-21-05 04:55 PM   #18 
  - News wont show "loooting" or "violence" in Texas. It will all be pretty.  McCamy Taylor   Sep-21-05 04:56 PM   #19 
  - it looks like it will hit the remaining oil rigs not affected by Katrina  npincus   Sep-21-05 05:13 PM   #21 
 

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