Ike Roars Ashore: 300 Last Min. Rescues

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France)

"Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both."
-Anderson Cooper. -The Roar

Image: Carlos Barria

IKE's Erratic Path: Slideshow

'Hurricane chaser' filming Ike's landfall:
(CNN)- With at least three video cameras trained on the Gulf of Mexico and floodwaters rising around him in Galveston, Texas, Mark Sudduth prepared Friday to ride out Hurricane Ike from a hotel room on the city's wind-whipped oceanfront.

An average of Nine storms each year; only One and 1/2 hit land...
Richard Horodner: View Website:
here. The most experienced
and oldest hurricane chaser still alive...
Quick Intro clip (06)

VIDEO: Hurricane Ike Threatens 584-Foot Bulk Freighter Here.
The U.S. Coast Guard attempted a rescue Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 of the crewmembers aboard the 584-foot bulk freighter, the Antalina, in the Gulf of Mexico south of Galveston, Texas. Read.

UPDATE: Matt posts this amazing image!

Tropical Update: Eye Coming on Land: Report.
[Click-image-to Enlarge] (IKE)

Republican Governor Bobby Jindal was able to achieve majority evacuations during Gustav... But authorities say, many stayed behind on Texas coast.
It is not that 11,000 could not leave... 11,000 refused to go. Crazy to stay, but I pray they will be safe...

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