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Old Aug 25th 2017, 2:40 am
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Old Aug 25th 2017, 2:44 am
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I was thinking more on the lines of a big white rabbit or a Harvey Wallbanger. The latter most certainly if we lose power and flood
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We are still in Oregon for the eclipse, but booked to return on Saturday. We will decide what to do tomorrow. United are waiving flight change fee if return is Wednesday or earlier.

I only found out recently that it's the storm surge, not wind, that causes mandatory evacuations.

Looks like the biggest danger in Cypress will be the flooding, not the wind speed. There's an immense amount of rain forecast.
Mandatory evacuations can be for either. In this case the wind is not supposed to be the problem but we have been through many of them to know it can change right up to the last minute.

You are probably in the best place right now..
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Old Aug 25th 2017, 2:41 pm
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I did another shop this morning before the rain started. We now have beer, wine and nuts to last until the end of next week
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I did another shop this morning before the rain started. We now have beer, wine and nuts to last until the end of next week
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I did another shop this morning before the rain started. We now have beer, wine and nuts to last until the end of next week
Works for me!

Good luck everyone down there. Do you expect to lose power? If so, I suggest the fill-the-bathtub-with-water routine. I used to rather pooh-pooh it, but learned to my cost that it can be a boon; now I always get the tubs filled when a big one looms!
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Bit of gallows humour going on in Austin.
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Old Aug 25th 2017, 6:01 pm
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I did another shop this morning before the rain started. We now have beer, wine and nuts to last until the end of next week
This is good. What about water?
And candles. Votive candles?

The More You Know: It's finally legal to collect rainwater in a barrel in Colorado. It used to be a $500 fine. Crazy, huh?
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Old Aug 25th 2017, 8:13 pm
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This is probably God punishing Texas for all the queers and steers. It's Hurricane Andrew Redux.
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This is good. What about water?
And candles. Votive candles?

The More You Know: It's finally legal to collect rainwater in a barrel in Colorado. It used to be a $500 fine. Crazy, huh?
We have water, both drinkable and a pool full of toilet flushing variety. We have flashlites and candles.
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Bit of gallows humour going on in Austin.
They shut Whole Foods. It's the apocalypse.
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Old Aug 25th 2017, 8:29 pm
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They shut Whole Foods. It's the apocalypse.
Mother of God..... where will all the yoga barbies congregate? Think of the lemon dill tuna! No baby kale or Trilogy Kombucha? Oh, the huge manatee!
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Old Aug 25th 2017, 8:35 pm
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Bunker on down TX. .....
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It's heading closer now mate. Are you leaving?
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.... We will decide what to do tomorrow. United are waiving flight change fee if return is Wednesday or earlier. .....
I hope that you all stay safe and that your homes are not affected by the storm or flooding.
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Oh, the huge manatee!
It took me a moment, but I got it!

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Old Aug 25th 2017, 10:15 pm
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Ask Trump to build a bigger wall to keep Harvey out.
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