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Better than expected

Things in New Orleans are better than I could have hoped for. Damage seems to be what you would expect from a cat 3 storm. I am watching WDSU TV this morning, the reports are encouraging. If Katrina weren’t our … Continue reading

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I’m ready to go home

For the most part it looks like the Big Easy is going to be ok. You might notice an edge to my post from here on out I’m ready to go home. ASAP. I will not be happy with politicians … Continue reading

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Still Breezy

1:41 PM Mobile AL. It is still pretty breezy here in Mobile, the power has flickered on and off for the last hour, much to the chagrin of my my nephew playing his X-box. I have been watching WDSU they … Continue reading

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Quiet in Mobile

Mobile Al. 9:44 am It is quiet here the bands are not as strong as they were earlier, if no tornadoes spawn it should be ok here. Reading the local coverage from New Orleans, things seem to be ok so … Continue reading

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The News

Watching CNN I just have to shake my head and think of the song Bring on the Clowns. Anderson Cooper is talking about the number of people who stayed in the region, that he reports at 100,000. Then he goes … Continue reading

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Gustav arrives in Mobile

Mobile Al. Aug 31,2008 5:00 Pm Gustav has arrived at 5:00 pm on the dot heavy rains and wind started here. It has been breezy most of the day, this is the first of the rain bands and it is … Continue reading

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New Orelans to Mobile in eight hours

Now I know why I don’t evacuate for hurricanes, eight hours of bumper to bumper traffic. I rode out Katrina and the experience was not nearly as awful as evacuating east on I-10. One thing about traveling I-10 at 10 … Continue reading

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Waiting Game

I am playing a waiting game of watching the weather, and ready to go if I have to. I don’t want to go and if current projections hold out I should be ok. I still have time to make up … Continue reading

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Heavy Traffic

My sister and mom were in town for the day, they just got back to Mobile. They report heavy traffic headed east on I 10 I guess some folks are leaving early for their Labor Day vacations. Watching the Guvna, … Continue reading

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Nervous City

The citizens of New Orleans are pretty nervous right now, making plans to evacuate. Businesses implementing their emergency plans. Our organization is definitely better prepared than we were for Katrina. The outcome could be the same storms don’t follow scripts. … Continue reading

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