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Hurricane Rita: Helpful Links

09.22.2005 · Posted in Hurricane Rita, Weather

SEATTLE – These are a collection of links that I’ve been finding useful in keeping tabs on what is going down in the Galvestion Bay area of Texas. KTRH (740 AM) is reporting that I-45 north (a.k.a, The North Freeway), is a standstill near IH-610, with all southbound lanes blocked from traffic, and unused. They ...

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Hurricane Rita: Danger Guy in Seabrook

09.22.2005 · Posted in Family & Friends, Hurricane Rita, Weather

SEATTLE – The Weather Channel’s favorite danger guy, Jim Cantore is holed up in Seabrook, TX. Last night it looked like he was broadcasing from the corner of NASA Road 1 and Texas Highway 146, across the road from Tookies. I hope all of our friends, including Paolo & Denise, Robin, the Hayes’ family and ...

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Hurricane Rita: Pilots fly 9 of 40 vintage aircraft out of Galveston

SEATTLE – More stuff from the Houston Chronicle Sept. 21, 2005, 6:09PM Pilots fly 9 of 40 vintage aircraft out of Galveston By HARVEY RICE Copyright 2005 Houston Chronicle GALVESTON Volunteer pilots from around Texas flew nine vintage aircraft out of harm’s way today, but 31 other planes had to be left at the ...

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Hurricane Rita: Hanson Family

09.21.2005 · Posted in Family & Friends, Hurricane Rita, Travel, Weather

SEATTLE – I heard from Karen that both of her brother’s families are evacuating the Galvestion Bay area. Brian, Tamara, and Makayla live in Pearland, TX and are heading to Tamara’s family farm in Arkansas. Mark, Jennifer, Brandon, Avery & Chance, who also live near Pearland, are heading up to Ron & Kathy’s house on ...

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Hurricane Rita: Category 5 Storm

09.21.2005 · Posted in Hurricane Rita, Weather

SEATTLE – It’s 2:15 PM here on the west coast and I just got word from the National Hurricane Center that Hurricane Rita has been upgraded to a category 5 storm: 000 WTNT63 KNHC 211955 TCUAT3 HURRICANE RITA TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 255 PM CDT WED SEP 21 2005 DATA ...

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