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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-10-08 10:53 PM
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15. Holy crap! Go people go!
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  -Hurricane Ike Watch! Currently forecast to hit Texas EARLY Saturday a.m. as a Cat. 4! Up2Late  Sep-10-08 09:40 PM   #0 
  - Crap!  fed_up_mother   Sep-10-08 09:49 PM   #1 
  - Hi guys and gals. Who else is in Houston and surroundings?  Perragrande   Sep-10-08 10:01 PM   #2 
  - When was the last time Houston/Galveston took a direct hit from a Cat. 4?  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 10:06 PM   #4 
  - I think Corpus is ok now, though still should of course remain wary  lastliberalintexas   Sep-10-08 10:05 PM   #3 
  - It hard to tell at this point, but since they are predicting a very sharp turn to the North...  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 10:17 PM   #6 
  - Friend in Galveston shopping for storm supplies tonight.  Imalittleteapot   Sep-10-08 10:10 PM   #5 
  - The problem is that it's probably too late to avoid traffic  lastliberalintexas   Sep-10-08 10:20 PM   #7 
     - That does suck, they really don't have any major roads out of that Central coast area, huh?  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 10:35 PM   #11 
  - That sucker is only going 7 mph ... it's gonna suck up LOTS of energy.  TahitiNut   Sep-10-08 10:24 PM   #8 
  - Looks like it just slowed even further, change to the forecast, or server glitch?  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 10:45 PM   #13 
     - Holy crap! Go people go!  lonestarnot   Sep-10-08 10:53 PM   #15 
        - Go where?  lizzy   Sep-10-08 11:18 PM   #17 
           - Is your Governor on vacation or something? They really should be mobilizing something by now.  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 11:26 PM   #20 
           - It's gonna hit early Saturday or very late Friday.  lizzy   Sep-10-08 11:29 PM   #21 
           - We have Governor Goodhair, Rick Perry.  texanwitch   Sep-11-08 02:02 PM   #42 
           - Speaking of traffic...  cat_girl25   Sep-10-08 11:34 PM   #23 
  - Looks like they're not evacuating Houston.  Phoonzang   Sep-10-08 10:25 PM   #9 
  - They just made a Major chance to the forecast! You all might have just caught a break...  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 10:47 PM   #14 
  - ...  cat_girl25   Sep-10-08 11:32 PM   #22 
     - Is that picture from today or Rita 2005?  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 11:41 PM   #25 
        - Rita 2005 nt  cat_girl25   Sep-10-08 11:59 PM   #30 
  - If it follows this path Galveston and Houston would be in the right front quadrant  HeeBGBz   Sep-10-08 10:28 PM   #10 
  - That graphic gives me the creeps, the way they have it spinning like that...  Up2Late   Sep-10-08 10:39 PM   #12 
  - That's become my favorite hurricane site ...excellent graphics and good info.  TahitiNut   Sep-10-08 11:02 PM   #16 
  - Houston here. We're 40-miles from coast so will not evacuate.  txwhitedove   Sep-10-08 11:21 PM   #18 
  - holy shit  merh   Sep-10-08 11:24 PM   #19 
     - Anyone who pays $28,500 to eat dinner with Sarah Palin, is crazy  txwhitedove   Sep-10-08 11:43 PM   #26 
        - Please do take care - folks here bought the generators  merh   Sep-10-08 11:54 PM   #29 
  - It currently has the pressure of a category 4, but the winds of a category 2.  RL3AO   Sep-10-08 11:38 PM   #24 
  - They keep saying that on The Weather Channel...  Up2Late   Sep-11-08 05:21 AM   #35 
  - Rita 10 pm Wed . . . Ike 10 pm Wed  loindelrio   Sep-10-08 11:44 PM   #27 
  - Twins.  lizzy   Sep-10-08 11:52 PM   #28 
  - Except that Rita went east into Beaumont/Port Arthur.  Perragrande   Sep-11-08 01:20 AM   #33 
  - That's weird. n/t  Up2Late   Sep-11-08 12:18 AM   #31 
  - If Ike wobbles N/NW, a repeat of Rita *is* likely.  Firespirit   Sep-11-08 12:38 AM   #32 
  - Kick for a slight gain in forward speed (+2mph, now moving at 9 mph)  Up2Late   Sep-11-08 02:58 AM   #34 
  - Texas-Arkansas game has been postponed two weeks  NoPasaran   Sep-11-08 05:45 AM   #36 
  - actually that's quite silly. Austin is going to have wind and heavy rain Saturday afternoon.  RGBolen   Sep-11-08 09:23 AM   #40 
     - I think the real intent was to keep people from travelling during the storm  NoPasaran   Sep-11-08 06:22 PM   #46 
  - Man, I am so glad that I do not live in Houston anymore!  Trailrider1951   Sep-11-08 06:54 AM   #37 
  - (LINK) NOAA Buoy data  BadgerKid   Sep-11-08 07:14 AM   #38 
  - Do you know if all those buoys are working?  Up2Late   Sep-11-08 05:34 PM   #43 
  - UT Galveston Med School has evacuated  ginbarn   Sep-11-08 09:13 AM   #39 
  - Good to hear, it still looks like Galveston is going to get hammered.  Up2Late   Sep-11-08 01:37 PM   #41 
  - not a cat 4  pitohui   Sep-11-08 05:44 PM   #44 
  - When I posted this over 24 hours ago, the 45 hour forecast was for a Cat.4 at landfall, obviously...  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 02:53 AM   #51 
  - Prepare for the worst, but it may only hit as a Cat 2  cwydro   Sep-11-08 05:46 PM   #45 
  - Houston is a mote in Ike's Eye  Baclava   Sep-11-08 07:16 PM   #47 
  - I am in Hot Springs, Arkansas  Bryn   Sep-11-08 08:08 PM   #48 
  - Looks like you may have lucked out with this one, you're in the Tropical Depression winds zone...  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 03:17 AM   #53 
  - Don't forget your axe, if you stay. Good to be able to chop out of roof.  uppityperson   Sep-11-08 08:57 PM   #49 
  - The people of Corpus must be living right  lastliberalintexas   Sep-11-08 09:01 PM   #50 
  - You got that right.  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 03:05 AM   #52 
  - Ike Landfall upgraded again to a Cat 3, Good luck Galveston...  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 04:43 AM   #54 
  - Parts of Galveston Island already flooding! Storm surge predicted at 20+ feet!  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 12:08 PM   #55 
  - That's not what they just said on the Weather Channel. "High 2" or "Low 3".  codjh9   Sep-12-08 12:20 PM   #56 
  - Look at the date and time of the OP, that was the forecast about 30 hours ago....  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 12:27 PM   #57 
     - What's OP? Regardless, I just heard this like 20 minutes ago.  codjh9   Sep-12-08 12:32 PM   #58 
        - Original Post  Paint It Black   Sep-12-08 12:34 PM   #59 
           - Thanks. I'm just an acronym-hater, and it irritates me how often they're used  codjh9   Sep-12-08 12:35 PM   #60 
  - Kick  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 03:34 PM   #61 
  - Cat. 2 Winds beginning to make landfall  Up2Late   Sep-12-08 10:05 PM   #62 
 

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