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XLove & MutilationX

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#1 12 years ago

so yeah...i've been following what has been said on several news agencies [including CNN of course - who can ignore "Hurricane Headquarters"?] and it looks like Louisiana and very much the surrounding southern states arent in for anything pretty once the sunrise comes.

what do you guys think of all of this? i can honesty say that i'm concerned for a few reasons..

this Hurricane is supposedly going to be the most lethal hurricane in recorded US history and will be equivalent to what was lost [atleast financially/economically] in the Asian Tsunami earlier this year.not only this, but there is a 50/50 chance that the city of New Orleans may be los,

if any of you live in those lower souther states, especially Louisiana, i hope that you'll manage alright.




Blood n Guts

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#2 12 years ago

As far as casualties go, it would be a long stretch to beat the Galvestone Hurricane of 1900 in which 6,000 were killed (that was with no warning, and in an area that is 4 feet above sea level). As far as damages go, it would also be pretty hard to beat Andrew's $26.5 billion. This is just the media predicting the worst case situation. This will be the worst hurricane since Andrew, but I don't think it'll cause anywhere near the casualty figures of Galvestone (Andrew only had 23 killed). On a lighter note I'm glad it missed me, and that I got a day off of school in the process.




XLove & MutilationX

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#3 12 years ago

yes, i can understand that they are in fact just predicting the worst case situation - as they do for any natural disaster that is to be expected, but there is the possibility that it could be quite worse and that is what makes it so scary. nature is terribly unpredictable. the course of how and where this particular hurricane is travelling may change by each hour that passes - though its sad to say that new orleans wont escape this no matter what positive progress unfolds.




crzymnky

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#4 12 years ago

i heard this hurricane will also inpact gas prices due to the fact that many tankers are now crewless in the gulf completly unachored because they had no time. So i gues OPEC now has another excuse to raise prices




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#5 12 years ago

All the relatives on my father's side live in New Orleans, and they are refusing to leave.




crzymnky

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#6 12 years ago

hope they make it out okay




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#7 12 years ago

one of my cousins lives over there i hope hes alright.




RoBotiKa

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#8 12 years ago

i hope no ppl egtz hurt!!




crzymnky

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#9 12 years ago
RoBotiKai hope no ppl egtz hurt!!

it had already gotten nine people i heard in south florida




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#10 12 years ago
All the relatives on my father's side live in New Orleans, and they are refusing to leave.

That's just stupid, unless they have something decent like a bombshelter to hide in.

not only this, but there is a 50/50 chance that the city of New Orleans may be lost,

I heard that... apparently it's 8 feet below sealevel, and the dams or whatever they have holding the water back will be at risk of destruction.