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Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 10:43 am

Well, here comes the next one barrelling on into the Gulf, coming close to hitting the Keys again soon:



Sadly, this isn't very surprising right now. Hopefully it will stay on its projected path and spare the Gulf coast.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 10:46 am

My Parents in S.Florida will be putting up thier shutters tomorrow. All Dade/Monroe County nutters are invited to camp out on my lawn and post from my wifes computer.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 10:49 am

I am South East Texas near Lousiana and will be monitoring this storm very closely as these storms are famous for taking a more northernly track at the last minute.

LAter,
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 10:57 am

I'm still here in Pensacola, which always seems to have a habit of attracting these things northward much faster than people predict. Hopefully the Keys won't get hit too hard with only 50-60 mph winds, but I'm afraid that when this thing gets into the Gulf it will gain quite a bit.

So.........here we go again.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:02 am

Frightening, if this storm decides to take a more northerly turn, it could be catastrophic (as if Katrina wasn't already).
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:10 am

Quoting TedTAce (Reply 1):
My Parents in S.Florida will be putting up thier shutters tomorrow.

Ted, while we may never see eye to eye on things.....well, we do with B744F Big grin .......I hope to God that this thing doesn't mess with you guys or your parents. Hopefully it will be nothing more than some bad t-storms down there.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:22 am

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 5):
Ted, while we may never see eye to eye on things.....well, we do with B744F Big grin .......I hope to God that this thing doesn't mess with you guys or your parents. Hopefully it will be nothing more than some bad t-storms down there.

Thank you  Smile

I expect they will be fine. The house survived Andrew with LITERALLY a ding in the roof that stayed in place until about two years ago when they had to have the roof re-done. Katrina was Cat 1; which if Rita does her wost, will be the same thing for my parents.. lots of wind and rain followed by several days and nights without power; with open windows and the neighbors generators keeping them up.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:32 am

Quoting TedTAce (Reply 6):
The house survived Andrew with LITERALLY a ding in the roof that stayed in place until about two years ago when they had to have the roof re-done.

Which will probably be their best ally when the winds pick up....especially with how much they're reinforcing the roof repairs these days(most have 120-150 mph warranties)

Quoting TedTAce (Reply 6):
lots of wind and rain followed by several days and nights without power; with open windows and the neighbors generators keeping them up.

I know this all too well. But, oddly enough, these times are some of the most peaceful when all the lights are out, hardly any cars driving around, and no work the next day.....you get to enjoy more stars at night than ever before! Though this is hardly a good thing when exchanged for the death and destruction, but if there isn't any of that....I don't mind the power loss.  Big grin

Well, sometimes.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:42 am

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 7):
I know this all too well. But, oddly enough, these times are some of the most peaceful when all the lights are out, hardly any cars driving around, and no work the next day.....you get to enjoy more stars at night than ever before! Though this is hardly a good thing when exchanged for the death and destruction, but if there isn't any of that....I don't mind the power loss. Big grin

One of my BEST memories from Andrew was watching a flight of 6 DC-7's (YES I MEAN a quantity of 6 @ one time) flying in a loose echelon formation at about 400' AGL doing mosquito patrol. Talk about IMPRESSIVE!! I have a picture SOMEWHERE, but it's not digital; so it's more effort then it would be worth to try and find. I think just about anyone who was there remembers seeing at least 4 of them.

I totally agree about the odd serenity. Not having any background noise (Andrew pre-generator polularity) at night is almost frightening. It was reminiscent of something out of "My Cousin Vinny". Thank goodness my Parents RAISED me with camping so the shock of the stars and sleeping in starrlight darkness was not totally unfamilliar.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:07 pm

Here is a map which shows ocean surface temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico:
http://www.weatherunderground.com/tropical/
A hurricane needs water temperatures of at least 80F/26C to maintain its strength, and can increase in strength as temperatures rise above that mark. Water temperatures in the Gulf are much higher, which allows for significant intensification.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:21 pm

RUN!
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I'm feelin' some real deja vu here...  boggled 

[Edited 2005-09-19 05:24:09]
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:25 pm

This must be a Higher Being teaching me a lesson on speaking ill of the "survivors" that continue to infest our fair ville. Time to stock up on plywood, batteries, bottled water and midget porn.
 
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:39 pm

I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to a possible day or two off school from this hurricane.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:52 pm

Quoting CaptOveur (Reply 12):
I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to a possible day or two off school from this hurricane.

Your profile says you're in SAT. That seems an unlikely place to get much from a hurricane besides heavy rains.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 2:02 pm

All of those who left New Orleans staying in the Houston Astrodome might be in for another Hurricane. That would really suck.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Mon Sep 19, 2005 2:11 pm

Quoting PROSA (Reply 13):
Your profile says you're in SAT. That seems an unlikely place to get much from a hurricane besides heavy rains.

Heavy rains close everything in SAT down once or twice a year.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:15 am

Quoting CaptOveur (Reply 15):
Heavy rains close everything in SAT down once or twice a year.

Especially after that big flood a couple of years ago, right? I remember seeing it while I was in Abilene.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:27 am

If you look at the latest update, we are about 40 miles east of the eye, if it hits that point!! Everyone start blowing!!! I making my reservations at hotels and getting ready to leave at a minutes notice.

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:42 am

Here are the latest model runs, which continues to show the more right shift to the forecast tracks as mentioned in the various forecast discussions.

http://weather.usaflying.com:8383/tropics/rita-models-sm.jpg

We'll see how this continues to trend. Intensity forecasts are...

12HR - 59kts
24HR - 69kts
36HR - 77kts
48HR - 85kts
72HR - 94kts
96HR - 94kts
120HR - 87kts

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:45 am

Quoting Ouboy79 (Reply 18):
We'll see how this continue to trends. Intensity forecasts are...

See, this is the forecast that I'm more prone to believe. I know the NHC likes to put in all their data for these westward tracks, but with the water temp in the Gulf being so warm, this thing is likely to turn northward long before it goes that far west.

I guess we'll see pretty soon. The Keys have just been issued evac. orders so I hope they fair well.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:48 am

I don't wish upon it hitting anyone, however, we are dead in the path of the red track and being that 3 other tracks show it making landfall more to the east that is encouraging. We will wait to see what tomorrow brings.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:20 am

The financial markets definitely seems to think that Rita will deal another severe blow to oil and gas production in the gulf as well as to the refining capacity in the region.

Oil for October delivery is up $3.80 for the day and oil stocks are going through the roof while Chevron, Shell and BP announced that they are starting to evacuate of their platforms.

Here we go again  Sad
 
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:52 am

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 19):
See, this is the forecast that I'm more prone to believe. I know the NHC likes to put in all their data for these westward tracks, but with the water temp in the Gulf being so warm, this thing is likely to turn northward long before it goes that far west.

NHC is playing very conservative right now, because you don't need them to come right out yet and say "a CAT 3 is heading for Louisiana" again. Though I think any return of the residents needs to be stopped for now.

Afternoon forecast discussions should be out in the next hour or two from the local WFOs and also the NHC discussion in 2.

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:02 am

I don't mean to sound like a sadist here, but if Rita gets to be a very strong storm, I almost hope it hits MSY again. At least damage has been already done and there wouldn't be many to evacuate, you know?

Again, I don't mean to sound heartless. I'm sorry if I sound thoughtless.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:13 am

Quoting CaptOveur (Reply 12):
I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to a possible day or two off school from this hurricane.

I hope you are kidding... Talk to some of the kids in New Orleans who couldn't wait for a couple of days off from school and ended up getting EVERYTHING taken from them.  mad 
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:14 am

I think I should go down to the Keys....Just so I could get a BJ from another Rita for 'old time sake' (The first one was a PAA FA  Wink )
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:19 am

Quoting Ouboy79 (Reply 22):
NHC is playing very conservative right now, because you don't need them to come right out yet and say "a CAT 3 is heading for Louisiana" again. Though I think any return of the residents needs to be stopped for now.

I sure hope you are right. I also would like to know should it hit near Galveston or within 200 miles of there, who is responsible for evacuating the evacuees of New Orleans. Our city and surrounding areas still has a few thousand people left. They have limited transportation if any at all. This could be another logistical nightmare, just not as big of scale as Katrina. Anyways, keep me updated on the facts OUboy. I would like to know as far in advance as possible if I need to get my family and my plane out of here.

Later,
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:19 am

Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 24):
I hope you are kidding...

Yeah, but for all the other schools in the region who didn't lose everything, the kids there are probably hoping for a day or two off. Sad in the grand scheme of things, but harmless on a local level.

Besides, I don't expect much from high school students as far as thinking outside their box goes.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:31 am

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/DATA/RT/FLOAT/VIS/20.jpg

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/DATA/RT/FLOAT/IR4/20.jpg

Note: Images update automatically

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:40 am

I was just checking our weather here for a flight tonight and its amazing how the entire southeastern U.S. has clouds going different directions, then in a span of about 6 hours they all start getting sucked into Rita. Its unbelievable how much power this thing has, even as a tropical storm.

We should have a meeting either tomorrow or Wednesday to see what the Navy is going to require us to do here at NPA. Understandably, anything can happen at this point, but if it continues on its track then I'm sure we'll fly the aircraft out.........again.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:11 am

Quoting Jtamu97 (Reply 26):
Our city and surrounding areas still has a few thousand people left. They have limited transportation if any at all. This could be another logistical nightmare, just not as big of scale as Katrina. Anyways, keep me updated on the facts OUboy. I would like to know as far in advance as possible if I need to get my family and my plane out of here.

Considering the "normal" flow of traffic on I45 northbound between Galveston and Houston, I would not want to image how long a mandatory evacuation would take.
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We lets hope Rita weakens and then makes landfall in a fairly lightly populated area (e.g. between CC and Brownsville).

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:17 am

Galveston has already called for a voluntary evacuation--and is providing buses off the island, so as not to echo the mistakes of New Orleans.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:27 am

My prayers to all those in Rita's path . . . I hope you fare better than the victims of the previous storm.

I see Florida's not waiting to evacuate anyone! School busses are lining up in Key West to get the old and infirm outta town . . .

Perhaps that idiot Nagin and crybaby Blanco could take a day trip and bring a note pad . . . each.

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:20 am

5PM NHC track guideance will take a CAT 3 storm in essentially right at Houston/Galveston. Some new model guideance does support this now. We'll need to make sure the ridge over the southeast US builds as expected and guides the storm as forecasted. NWSFO New Orleans is back up an operating this afternoon finally and had this peice to say in their afternoon discussion:

CURRENT MAIN CONCERN IS TWOFOLD...DEVELOPING SWELLS AHEAD OF THE STORM MOVING NORTHEAST TOWARD OUR COASTAL WATERS INCREASING THE TIDES BY 2 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT/FRIDAY. THIS ALONG WITH AN EAST WIND FLOW OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND 4 TO 5 FOOT SEAS WILL CAUSE A PROBLEM WITH ST BERNARD IF THE LEVEES AND GATES ARE OPEN. PARISHES AROUND LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN WILL EXPERIENCE TIDAL INCREASES OF 2 TO 3 FEET AND ENDANGER LOW AREAS SUBJECT TO TIDAL FLOODING.
SECONDLY...IN THE TRACK CHANGES ANY FURTHER TO THE ST...SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA WILL BE CAPABLE OF EXPERIENCING 4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL WHICH WILL COMPOUND RECOVERY EFFORTS IN THE SOUTHERN PARISHES.


Provided by NWSFO Houston/Galveston is the hurricane evacuation routes and plans:

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/tropical...kshop05/HurricaneEvacuationMap.pdf
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/tropical/workshop05/SETXEvacCorridors.pdf
 
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:31 am

 pray  This is heart-wrenching. We all need to get our priorities straight and move away from vulnerable areas. We can't keep building in places like this and expect to live without the threat of natural disaster.

I've been to Key West and I remember thinking about how exposed it is. There shouldn't be permanent residents in a place like that.

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:42 am

Couple of good tracking sites, aside , of course, from the NHC:
Skeetobiteweather.com (greatest graphics)
flhurricane.com (good links)
Think you'll find the models in greater agreement than shown in an earlier post,
but everything is subject to change...i.e., Charlie last year.
Thoughts and prayers for all in its path.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:43 am

Quoting Redngold (Reply 34):
We all need to get our priorities straight and move away from vulnerable areas

I guess the only way to achieve that would be through financial incentives such as higher flood insurance premiums for those living in high risk areas that reflect the true costs as well as no second federal bail out for those that rebuild on highly exposed locations such as barrier islands and get wiped out for a second time.
 
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:13 am

What we need is idiot insurance. This whole mess is such a f------ joke. Just like the guys running this country. Talk about a lack of confidence in this administration and this mayor in New Orleans. Bush should get his ass down to the Florida Keys and direct the evacuation. He'll probably screw that up, also, but he has to be somewhere. Maybe we can convince him that some of the best fishing is during a hurricane.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:14 am

Quoting HAJFlyer (Reply 30):
Considering the "normal" flow of traffic on I45 northbound between Galveston and Houston, I would not want to image how long a mandatory evacuation would take.

Well not looking too good so far. Back in 1992 we evacuated towards Houston and it took us 6 hours to get 90 miles!!! Thankfully I will be sending my wife, stepson and animals with my wife Wed. evening before the evacuation is actually "ordered" if need be. I will be flying my plane out of the area so I will just look at all the traffic below on Thursday. Well the storm is going to have to move ALOT for us not to get affected one way or another. Thankfully though we have been through this many times and know what to do.

Later,
J
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:35 am

Hotel rooms in Dallas are hard to come by right now...anybody looking at coming up this way send me an email and I'll see what I can do. Good luck everyone.

Current forecast calls for it hitting Houston Sat. night/Sunday morning from a more northward track. Inland flooding possibility for Texas cities from San Antonio up through Sherman.

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 8:37 am

Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 24):
Talk to some of the kids in New Orleans who couldn't wait for a couple of days off from school and ended up getting EVERYTHING taken from them.

Stop crying. I am far enough inland we only get a lot of wind and rain, nothing really dangerous. It has to come ashore somewhere so I was sort of hoping for midway between Houston and Corpus. However, it looks like I am not that lucky given the most recent data.

When I lived up north I used to wish for snow days. People would die in snowstorms or snow related accidents, its the same thing just on a larger scale. Snow was a lot more fun to play in than rain, however.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 9:41 am

I think it'll hit as a weak category 4 near Jamaica Beach, Texas, on Saturday at 0800.

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:07 am

As I’ve posted on previous Katrina threads, although I don’t have a car nor much money; if cat 4 or higher Hurricane is coming towards me, I’m walking out of the city. I’m dead serious about that one.
Right now it’s tough to say whether Rita will intensify to a cat 4 or higher, but if those Hurricane forecasters say it will, and if they say it’s coming towards Houston...You better believe you’ll see me walking West towards SAT or maybe North towards DAL.

On a related note, what superb job those national and local forecasters are doing. Were these the only people not to make a SNAFU on Katrina?
 
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:09 am

Quoting CaptOveur (Reply 15):
Heavy rains close everything in SAT down once or twice a year.

WTF? Maybe where you work, but I've never gotten any days off just because it rained, and that includes the 'big flood of 98' or whatever it was. The only time I can remember getting a day off was when it snowed back in the mid 1980's!

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 32):
Perhaps that idiot Nagin and crybaby Blanco could take a day trip and bring a note pad . . . each.

It doesn't bother me that you bash Nagin and Blanco. It bothers me that you then turn around and bitch about others for 'Bush bashing'.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:55 am

Quoting SATX (Reply 43):
WTF? Maybe where you work, but I've never gotten any days off just because it rained,

All the schools, universities, and most businesses near a low water crossing do shut down when we have flash flooding. Turn on the news sometime when there is flooding.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:52 pm

Quoting Redngold (Reply 34):
This is heart-wrenching. We all need to get our priorities straight and move away from vulnerable areas. We can't keep building in places like this and expect to live without the threat of natural disaster.

I've been to Key West and I remember thinking about how exposed it is. There shouldn't be permanent residents in a place like that.

redngold

And where would that be? There are Volcanoes and earthquakes on teh west coast, Hurricanes on the East and gulf, tornadoes all over the Midwest and great plains, we cannot all live in Wyoming...

Having done Hurricane Alicia, which was the last major storm to hit Texas, back in 1983--- I can say it sucked! I hope this veers another direction, hopefully south.

AND You think gas was expensive after Katrina, if it hits Houston, the Energy Capital of the World, which has 40% of the nation's refining capacity and the largest foreign port, gas will skyrocket.  

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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:16 pm

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 32):
Perhaps that idiot Nagin and crybaby Blanco could take a day trip and bring a note pad . . . each.

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Quoting Redngold (Reply 34):
This is heart-wrenching. We all need to get our priorities straight and move away from vulnerable areas. We can't keep building in places like this and expect to live without the threat of natural disaster.

I've been to Key West and I remember thinking about how exposed it is. There shouldn't be permanent residents in a place like that.

I'm sorry, but where in the flaming f*ck do you propose that people live in this world? You can find something wrong with every region. Its a no brainer that we have to coexist with nature and that the shit hits the fan every now and then. But, thank you for reminding us.

Quoting Blackbird1331 (Reply 37):
What we need is idiot insurance. This whole mess is such a f------ joke. Just like the guys running this country.

Geez, what more could I expect...........welcome to A.net.

Quoting SATX (Reply 43):
It doesn't bother me that you bash Nagin and Blanco. It bothers me that you then turn around and bitch about others for 'Bush bashing'.

Here's a little dose in reality for you......

Bush chose the FEMA director who f*cked up, but no one knew he would do so badly. But, Bush himself wasn't at the reigns during this debacle. Nagin and Blanco WERE. They flushed New Orleans down the toilet by their own hands.....nobody under them to blame.

So, I find it very relevant that you can mention these two.........it isn't as relevant to bitch about Bush. Any questions?
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:03 pm

Wow, the storm track prediction for the five day keeps drifting further and further north. Not a good sign for the residents of the gulf coast. 72 hours out has it as a CAT 3 hurricane.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 11:34 pm

Quoting Usnseallt82 (Reply 46):
Here's a little dose in reality for you......

Let me stop you right there. Your whole response seems to be based on the assumption that I'm only referring to Katrina and the aftermath. Well, that's simply not the case. The people who endlessly whale on those who they see as 'Bush bashing' aren't simply referring to the Katrina incident; they piss and moan whenever somebody is criticizing Bush for any number of reasons.
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RE: Rita - Here She Comes

Tue Sep 20, 2005 11:53 pm

Quoting 102IAHexpress (Reply 42):
although I don’t have a car nor much money;

I feel for ya bro. I don't have much money either. And my car is very sick, and I think it needs a complete engine overhaul, and the tranny needs fixed which..surprise I don't have the money to do.  Sad Get out dude... and be careful.
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