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Pray for Galveston Texas

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Pray for Galveston Texas

Post by Telynor » Fri September 12th, 2008, 9:54 pm

In my usual ghoulish fashion, I've been watching CNN all afternoon as Ike nears Galveston, Texas. Pray for the poor people there, they're going to need all the help they can get. The footage is pretty grim, and it's going to be much more worse come midnight. If any of you are in the Houston area, my heart and prayers are with you.

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Post by Susan » Fri September 12th, 2008, 11:52 pm

[quote=""Telynor""]In my usual ghoulish fashion, I've been watching CNN all afternoon as Ike nears Galveston, Texas. Pray for the poor people there, they're going to need all the help they can get. The footage is pretty grim, and it's going to be much more worse come midnight. If any of you are in the Houston area, my heart and prayers are with you.[/quote]

Yes, CNN was painting a pretty grim picture for Galveston. It looks like the whole island could be underwater. I got the chills when the meteorologist said he had recommended to CNN that none of the staff be on Galveston during the hurricane. His advice was not heeded.
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Post by Perdita » Sat September 13th, 2008, 12:02 am

Thoughts and prayers to the people of Galveston, also for Cuba, Haiti and any other land caught in the path of this awful hurricane season x

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat September 13th, 2008, 12:04 am

Oh man!

I once watched a Docu about the horrible last time Galveston was hit by a bad hurricane in 1900, that was just awful! My prays go out to them that this time it's not as bad or as many don't perish!

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Post by Grasshopper » Sat September 13th, 2008, 12:42 am

My buddy and his family live in a suburb between Galveston and Houston. His wife is in medical school on the island. They evacuated yesterday. It took them 9 hours to get to the Dallas area where his in-laws are.

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Post by Divia » Sat September 13th, 2008, 3:22 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Oh man!

I once watched a Docu about the horrible last time Galveston was hit by a bad hurricane in 1900, that was just awful! My prays go out to them that this time it's not as bad or as many don't perish!

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I heard on the news that some people are stayin. I guess history doesn't mean alot to a bunch of em.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat September 13th, 2008, 3:27 am

[quote=""Divia""]I heard on the news that some people are stayin. I guess history doesn't mean alot to a bunch of em.[/quote]

Nope, and it's sad. On the news an important official said that if they don't leave they are possibly facing imminent death. It's going to be bad I think!

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Post by Grasshopper » Sat September 13th, 2008, 3:42 am

Reading some blogs...

One source says that, energy-wise, Ike has gone down in storm surge force, but is still heavier than Katrina...

My buddy that fled told me that he he's heard that the residents are encouraged to write their SSN on their arm with a Sharpie.

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Post by Divia » Sat September 13th, 2008, 4:11 am

Of course ever since Katrina every storm is now "the big one." I think the media want another "big one" so they can focus on it for weeks and milk it to death.
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Post by Vanessa » Sat September 13th, 2008, 9:16 am

Hope everybody is OK.
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