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Re: Hanna

A stalled tropical storm can flood a city.........we had 48 inches of rain  
in Houston a couple years back with Tropical storm Allison.  More rain than  
with any hurricane that ever came through this area.    A stalled rain  system 
(non-tropical) can dump more rain than some hurricanes, as many  areas that 
never see tropical systems can relate to.   We had 10+  inches a month ago, some 
was associated with Eduoard, but most was not.  We  didn't get a drop of rain 
with Rita, just heavy winds, even though landfall was  east of Houston, but we 
were on the clean side.   A fast moving storm  does a lot less damage than a 
stalled system.    Also depends if  one is on the dirty (right) or clean 
(left) side of a tropical  system.   
I agree, one should always be prepared, never know what can happen at any  
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 9/6/2008 5:16:26 PM Central Daylight Time,  
dp2413@comcast.net writes:

A  forecast 2" can turn into a couple of weeks without water or  power.


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