Rita now a cat. 3 !!!

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    The southwest Louisiana Gulf Coast is very shallow. I know from growing up there you have to go at least 70 miles out to get into deep blue water. I'm hoping and praying that as it gets closer, the shallow water will futher down grade the storm. Good luck and God bless all.
     
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    That is fantastic news! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Damn rc-----this one looks like its gonna blast LA pretty good again too. And if it doesn't get a steering current it's gonna just sit around east Texas and rain forever--up to 20 inches some places.
     
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    Yep my home Parish of Cameron is going to be like St. Bernard. It is basically an
    island surrounded by marsh. Lake Charles and Beaumont will be hammered. I'm just glad that the storm seems to be losing much of its power. A cat. 5 hitting this area would be unthinkable. I have a first cousin that refused to leave Lake Charles. Please pray for his saftey. :salute:
     
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    Too bad it didn't blossom up to a 6 and hit New Orleans again - just to help mop up what Katrina missed... :D
     
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    :laugh:
     
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    Oh man--he's crazy
    That place is going to be blasted--you got my prayers!
     
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    now dont think im a bad guy for saying this, or wish anything bad happens to someone, cause i dont. but the people who refuse to leave deserve what they get. its jsut retarded.
     
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    No excuse on this one whatsoever--there has been plenty of time to run like hell. I'm glad it may be sparing Galveston and Houston from the big hit so everyone can go home---Austin just really isn't big enough to handle this population explosion. They are hiring temp armed security guards all over the place here--schools, businesses etc. $1,500 a week right now.
     
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    My mother is sticking it out. She lives in the Heights, in Houston, which is about 5 feet higher than the rest of the city. But if Rita keeps weakening and turning north it won't be all that bad.
     

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