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 Post subject: Ike Must Die
PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:36 am 
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Too soon for me to say anything, except the path is expected to be similar to Gustav.

The windows stay boarded for one more week. :x

"Ready Ike? Kick the baby!" :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:54 am 
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Don kick da baby....

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Kick the baby.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:58 pm 
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shame on ya'll for watching such prurient trash!!!! :roll:

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:08 pm 
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In the words of Kenny, "Itfs a mumfber mik yue sfik imfide yur owm pfabama."


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:29 pm 
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:lol: :lol:

I'm just jealous 'cause I can't watch on account of the kids anymore! hehe ... I had to stop when they started quoting ... thankfully he was just singing the crab people song, but I knew it could soon be much worse!

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:59 pm 
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Sorry, but all the episodes are posted online at southparkstudios (.com) :lol:

So hide the kids and get the popcorn !>


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:01 pm 
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Headphones!

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Hurricane Ike is rapidly growing in size and beginning to show clear signs of extreme intensification potential.

He looks an awful lot like Katrina did at this point in her life cycle. With the tight, round eye, surrounded by expanding, inflow and outflow channels.

Here's Ike now,

And Kat at a somewhat more developed phase...Obviously the two pics aren't identical, but Ike is showing very similar dynamics at work. Not good news for Houston.

If I could make a prediction, Ike could very well reach Cat 5 intensity with a Katrina-like appearance. That thought makes me nervous, because if Ike grows in enough in diameter and gains enough intensity it could interact with an approaching frontal boundary making the predicted r.h. turn much sooner. Not good news for me, either!


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Heh, Katrina blocked the satellite view of the Gulf pretty much completely when she was over it. She was huge...

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Isn't the resemblance between Ike and Katrina remarkable?!?

The picture on top is Katrina, bottom is Ike.


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Ike is a huge storm!!! Much larger than Katrina (thank God, not quite as intense) Galveston will be devastated, I'm afraid. The storm tide (not to be confused with the storm surge) will be tremendous! A water rise of 25 feet is to be expected from Galveston Bay, Texas to Holly Beach, Louisiana! Even at my house, 200 miles away from the eye, the wind has been going a steady 55mph all day! I think I saw a gust of 70mph...It was loud.\\

Anyway, I'm writing this post from a UPS because the power just went off! AGAIN!!!!

I really hope it doesn't stay off for another 4 days. :cry: :evil:



Anyone from Houston, please update us.

Pete


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Power's back on...

To completely change the subject (see new topic: "Coins")


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Ike slams into Galveston Bay, Texas; Houston takes a direct hit!

I think I'll take the boards off my windows...FINALLY! :x


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