My heart goes out to all those in the Galveston/Bolivar area.
Amanda is correct - stay aware, and don't wait for CNN to tell us we're having a weather issue. Don't eat all your hurricane food, keep your plan in place .........
I can recall Mitch - we could see the thing on satellite and know we were in deep poop a full day before it got media attention. Learn, watch and listen.
I've heard so many people complain that the potential for damage and death in Ike was sensationalized. Really?!