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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: dantanna
There are several million people in Houston alone. There is no way to put that many people on the road at the same time, and have them actually move anywhere. Houston traffic is horrible with a tiny fraction of that many people on the roads.
but why didnt the people just hop up and drive away?
i assume its safe just 15 miles away.
its gotta be better sitting in your car at some rest stop than sitting in water waiting for a boat.
originally posted by: dantanna
anyways, i want everyone safe, but why didnt the people just hop up and drive away? i assume its safe just 15 miles away. hell, its gotta be better sitting in your car at some rest stop than sitting in water waiting for a boat.
no offense, but am i the only person with a massive network of friends and family? i have dozens of places to crash tonite if need be. i can knock on someone's door at 11, 12, or even 2am asking for the couch.
originally posted by: mOjOm
Not everyone has it as good as you I guess. Maybe you need to get out more and see how rough some people have it.
Parishes in Southwest Louisiana and counties in Southeast Texas where Rita made landfall suffered from catastrophic-to-severe flooding and wind damage. ... Texas reported the most deaths from the hurricane, where 113 deaths were reported, 107 of which were associated with the evacuation of the Houston metropolitan area.