OT Texas...

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  1. Squaller

    Squaller Elite Refuge Member

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    Holy Crap!

    May God, luck, Buddah or whoever or whatever you believe in help all of those in Texas get through this terrible event!

    Many of these hard-working people have just lost everything they own... With no job to go to tomorrow... No food, clothes, or home to go to. I simply cannot imagine.

    My prayers and thoughts will be with those in Texas tonight...
     
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    Water is unforgiving and having seen it first hand and also seen a city lost to flood waters, my heart goes out to all affected. Our local Red Cross is training volunteers to go into the region to help. Health risk issues after the water goes down also makes this a long drawn out process. This is just the beginning of a lot of pain.

    I encourage all to help in what ever way they can. Donate clothes, food, money. Red Cross has a good track record of helping those in need. Our church is in the process of this right now. I highly suggest being very careful of where you donate so many unscrupulous people who will take advantage of a disaster to exploit it!
     
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    Prayers to Texas, Bear & his family.
     
  6. API

    API Political Action Forum Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Per communication with him last evening, last night was expected to be hairy. Here's hoping for some good news coming up.
     
  7. Bear

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    Rain downpours have stopped for the most part but the bayous and rivers are making it interesting.

    The kickers are the Corp of Engineer flood control projects dams have serious issues because the projects are full. We're near the Barker reservoir which is supposed to top its dam Sept. 2nd. That could come right at us.

    Right now everything is very fluid and it's impossible to predict future events. Friends woke up this morning with their house flooded when they thought they were now safe.

    DComeaux is on the bullseye now in Southern Louisiana.

    Avian Quest probably has been impacted.

    New evacuation orders are going out even this late in the game.

    Its been interesting but it could be worse. Nothing worth crying over.
     
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    The_Duck_Master Elite Refuge Member

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    Everyone has been concerned about you. Glad to hear you're OK so far.
     
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  9. Bear

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    God Bless Texas!!!
    Still loco mucho so I'm good.

    Thank-y'all for your thoughts.
     
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    We're screwed. The Bayou was supposed to be according to the Flood Control District Website to be almost eight feet below the top of the bank. It's maybe eight inches.

    Neighbor had just come back and he has a lifted p/u and I thought he must have been able to get out of the subdivision. Only one road he could get through and he had to wind around to get out and the main egress is a river he said.

    Three to four more inches of rain predicted tonight and that bayou couldn't handle another inch.

    Now I know why they evacuated the hospital down the street.

    Between the news guessing and the government web sites giving out incorrect information it could get real interesting tonight.

    Oh well...
     

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