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Photos of Hurricane Rita damage in Houston

Sep. 29th, 2005 | 07:59 pm
posted by: cowboybud in hurricanerita

OMFG Brace Yourself...Collapse )

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More NOAA Images

Sep. 27th, 2005 | 11:13 am
posted by: aimeegomeow in hurricanerita

http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/rita/
http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/rita/RITA0000.HTM

NOAA has added a lot more pictures of the Golden Triangle region.

For your reference, Larry's French Market in Groves is located:
Box 29093H8
Image 27023318

Just hover over the boxes til you find the correct one, or click on any and sub in the appropriate numbers.
http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/storms/rita/27023318.jpg

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Aftermath Pics

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 05:10 pm
posted by: aimeegomeow in hurricanerita

NOAA has posted satellite pics of coastal damage only. Hopefully they move further inland.

http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/rita/

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Hurricane-related pics

http://photobucket.com/tags/hrcnrita/

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Pictures: I-10 Bmt to Orange

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 04:17 pm
posted by: aimeegomeow in hurricanerita

http://www.rayburnroofing.com/rita/

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Baby/Toddler Girl Socks

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 03:34 pm
posted by: lesliepear in hurricanerita

I have some extra brand new socks from size 3-6 months to 3t I'd like to send to something hurricane related. I know most of the charities got lots of clothing, but I'd understood socks were a need.

Please let me know where I can donate them?

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An evacuee here

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 10:29 am
posted by: tragic_lovesong in hurricanerita

Hey, my name is Rebecca and Im from Sulphur, LA which is about fifteen minutes east of Lake Charles. When they called the mandatory evacuation for Calcasieu parish, I got the Hell outta there. My grandparents, my mom, and my dog and I packed up and got on the road thursday. Thursday, we spent the night in DeRidder, then went to my Aunt Vicky's camp at Caney Lake. When the power went out there, we went to her house in Monroe. I was right in the middle of taking a shower when the lights went out. An electricity pole fell down on our street. So today, my family and I left her house to go to a friends house which is also in Monroe.

Well, I just got to a computer for the first time in about a week. But I just wanted to share my experiences so far. And thank you Monroe for being so generous.

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Checking in..

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 08:47 am
posted by: lostinadream82 in hurricanerita

Lost power and still haven't gotten it back. At work right now and thank god for electricity and a/c. I hope you all are doing well with the circumstances. My thoughts and prayers are with those hardest hit in Southeast Texas and SW Louisiana..

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New Orleans Lives

Sep. 26th, 2005 | 12:59 pm
posted by: tsaress in hurricanerita

I've just started an forum in support of New Orleans which covers various New Orleans items including books music relating to New Orleans.
It also has general sections for books, movies, tv series and general chat. It's a very new forum and I'm looking for people to help me find more info about New Orleans and also pictures. Please join New Orleans Lives here.


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Best site I'm finding news on.

Sep. 25th, 2005 | 09:00 pm
posted by: ccryder in hurricanerita

Hey everyone, I'd like to pass along this link, so far it's been the best source of local news I found.

Beaumont site: www.southeasttexaslive.com

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driving directions

Sep. 25th, 2005 | 09:45 am
posted by: randomdents in hurricanerita

does anyone know of a good alternate route from dallas to houston? i really don't want to get stuck on I-45 again for 23 hours... i checked mapquest and the alt. route there adds on like 5 hours so i was wondering if anyone had a better route?

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