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Re: men/ Rita


She is. Tell Beans thanks! Incredible sunset here tonight - wow!

On 9/23/05, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
>
> Beans told me to tell you to keep your Sugar dry.
>
> On Sep 23, 2005, at 6:49 PM, Pam Evans wrote:
>
> > Windy here already, 6 hours from the coast. Starting see some clouds
> > too.
> > Stations running out of gas, I topped off w/ plus - they were out of
> > unleaded. Got a cooler full of water (and a few beers) in the kitchen
> > and
> > lots of snack food in case the power goes. Doing the weekend laundry
> > too.
> > Plenty of cat food and extra litter. We are good to go by golly!
> > Fixin' to
> > go take down hummer feeders and such out back. Everyone take care,
> > especially Noreen. If we lose power here I'll call Jesse so she can let
> > y'all know so no one worries.
> > :-D
> >
> > On 9/23/05, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Yeah, I was relieved too when I heard it may go east....still hasn't
> >> made
> >> that upward turn north yet though....so same probability for Port
> >> Arthur
> >> and
> >> Galveston, and even a 20% chance for west of Galveston. But then they
> >> said
> >> that with the size of this storm, the only difference for our area
> >> would
> >> be the
> >> storm surge on the west side of the storm won't be as drastic.....but
> >> the
> >> hurricane force winds, and such will remain the same, just be from
> >> the NE
> >> instead of the South. Only if it goes into La. will Fort Bend and
> >> Harris
> >> experience the lesser Tropical storm force winds. Anywhere on the
> >> upper
> >> Tx. coast it
> >> is hurricane for all of us. So....the relief was short lived.
> >>
> >> VERY, very windy out, increasingly so, and now the rains have started.
> >> Winds and rains are now like a reg. strong thunderstorm....without the
> >> thunder.
> >> Storm still 100 miles out though....so I can only imagine. They say
> >> that
> >> the
> >> winds are the worst part as far as frightening, the noise and the
> >> feeling
> >> that they go on forever is most terrifying. With 24 hour local TV and
> >> radio
> >> coverage for the past two days they can give you every bit of
> >> information,
> >> and
> >> a person can be prepared for pretty much everything, but the actual
> >> experience is something one has to go through to really understand.
> >> I've
> >> seen storms
> >> on TV, but actually seeing it first hand is a bit different. I'm still
> >> calm
> >> yet though....kind of like going to the dentist....you are nervous,
> >> but
> >> not
> >> as much as you are once you are sitting in the chair. I'm only in the
> >> car
> >> now....that's the feeling. LOL
> >> Not really looking forward to this, such an uncertainty to the entire
> >> thing,
> >> however at the same time, it would be nice if it were all over.
> >> I get the digest form of this list, thanks Jim for forwarding your
> >> posting. Not sure I'll be able to check back in, but have some phone
> >> numbers and
> >> will try to keep in touch. Thanks for the thoughts and prayers
> >> everyone.
> >> Nice
> >> to know that we're not alone in this and that so many
> >> care.....appreciate
> >> that.
> >> Noreen
> >> zone 9
> >> Wet & Windy Texas Gulf Coast
> >>
> >> In a message dated 9/23/2005 3:04:48 PM Central Standard Time,
> >> islandjim1@verizon.net writes:
> >>
> >> Well, now it seems to be going to Port Arthur--that should put you on
> >>> the good side of the storm, at least. Winds should be diminished a
> >>> bit
> >>> before they get to you. That's the position we were in with Charley
> >>> last year, but Charley was no where as big as this baby. Still got my
> >>> fingers crossed.
> >>
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> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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