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Re: Rita


My goodness!  I filled up last Friday $2.73; it then went down to $2.67.
It's not so much the money that I'm referring to but the manner in which gas
prices have become a barometer of what to expect in the gulf.  It may get
colder up here than some like to deal with, but I'll take a bit o winter
over a hurricane.
We just had a really heavy downpour here about an hour ago.  Sun's coming
out now.

Kitty


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rita


> Just heard [CNN] that the oil companies are closing down/evacuating
> their rigs in the Gulf as I type. On a hunch, I filled up this AM at
> $2.80 a gallon. I understand it's gone to $3.00 since then. Prepare
> thyselves, children, the uncertainty and chaos will continue.
>
> On Sep 19, 2005, at 1:15 PM, Pam Evans wrote:
>
> > WFAA says this thing might hit the Texas coast then hook North our
> > way. Come
> > on baby, no one else wants ya and we could use 4-6" of rain right now.
> > No
> > twirlies though.
> >
> >
> >  On 9/19/05, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> Just checked the 11 AM projection of Rita's path. Of course, really
> >> can't tell much until it gets into the Gulf, but it now looks headed
> >> to
> >> Galveston Bay. The Gulf is still so bloody warm that it will likely be
> >> another major storm by the time it gets to wherever it's going.
> >>
> >> Yes, Kitty, 18 named tropical storms is about 150 percent of a typical
> >> bad year. And NOAA says maybe at least two storms after Rita. TV
> >> weather guys are beginning to explain that after we reach Zeke [or
> >> whatever the Z name is] NOAA will start naming them after the Greek
> >> alphabet--Alpha, Beta, etc.
> >>
> >> 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
> > 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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