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Old August 24, 2017   #1
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Please keep us apraized of the comming storm and it's affects. Good luck.
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Old August 24, 2017   #2
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It's now a Hurricane @ noon today. The ABC and NBC weathercasts are saying it could be a category 3 when it hits land between Galveston and Corpus Christi.
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Old August 24, 2017   #3
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Not likely but if the Houston area gets evacuated I won't be able to get to work.
The highways going by Bastrop are major routes.
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Old August 25, 2017   #4
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Not likely but if the Houston area gets evacuated I won't be able to get to work.
The highways going by Bastrop are major routes.
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Years ago I was working in Houston installing elevators in the 72 story Allied Bank Plaza when hurricane Alicia hit at 90mph. We were hunkered down on B4 (4 stories underground), the building was only supposed to sway a foot and a half in those kinds of winds, it was swaying 6 feet... Very scary, all kinds of popping and noises. After the storm passed we went up to street level and looked out, the streets were covered with 3 feet of broken glass, about 1/4 of the windows were blown out of the building. The first thing I noticed was a stop sign that was ripped out of the sidewalk that was stuck thru a car. It took 8 hours to get out of downtown that day. I don't ever want to go thru the eye of a hurricane again...
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I don't ever want to go thru the eye of a hurricane again...
I wasn't there during the storm, thank God, but I saw what Andrew left in his wake - nothing. My wife was in Gulfport for Katrina and hid out in an elementary school. To say that she was 'impressed' would be an understatement.

I'd rather dodge tornadoes.
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Old August 25, 2017   #6
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Just keep safe everyone.
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Old August 24, 2017   #7
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As if the immediate impacts of the hurricane along the coast may not be bad enough, the worst part may indeed be the expected stalling once inland with tremendous rainfall amounts--Allison-esque, if not possibly even worse. Take care of yourselves and families Texans!
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All our Texas friends stay safe and I hope the damage is minimal. Please evacuate if requested, we want you back with us when its over!
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20" of rain expected in some areas. Don't take chances! Be safe!
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Fingers crossed for all of ye Texas gardening friends! Please be careful and sensible as well as lucky!
Worth, don't you even think of going out to work in a hurricane. Stay home and be safe you bad boy.
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Keeping all the folks in the path and bands of this hurricane in thought. Hope ya all stay safe!
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Be well. I certainly hope there will be no harm or damage for any of our members in Texas.
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Keeping all resident of Texas, especially my hometown of Texas City, in my thoughts tonight as Harvey changes into a much nastier storm....
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Don't forget to spray with Daconil, looks like bad fungus conditions.
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Don't forget to spray with Daconil, looks like bad fungus conditions.
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