Well I'm very happy to say that I don't live in Houston. Boy I'd be getting my butt out of there! Desiree's sister lives in an area that has a mandatory evacuation and from what I hear she's left the area.
Whoopie do... Seriously people. 4-6 inches of rain is nothing for our drought deprived area (we have hardly gotten any rain lately!),
And let me say we get 55mph gusts all through the entire month of April. It will be interesting to see sustained winds of 35-55mph. In April, it's wind gusts, not sustained winds.
If you told me we'd be getting 15 inches of rain like they are predicting for the coastal areas, well then I'd certainly be shakin' in my boots! I will say though that I don't like the increased possibility of tornadoes!
I say Whoopie Do now, I'll probably be freaking out on Saturday! Ha!
So it will be interesting to see how we fare on Saturday. I'm praying we DON'T lose power. Tomorrow we plan to, as they say, batten down the hatches. We have some patio furniture to bring in and some kids toys.
And let us not forget 9/11. It almost slipped my mind with the impending weather coming. Remember in your prayers the friends and families of all those who perished or lost loved ones in the 9/11 tragedies. Remember the passengers and the pilots on the AA and United Air flights; the workers in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the firemen, the police officers and all of the innocent bystanders.