we just got power back on here at work. 109,000 are still without right now so I feel lucky.
We felt more of the impact of this storm than I thought we would. We have some major flooding, roads closed, trees and power lines down...a curfew is in effect. The winds are still kicking up pretty good even this late (9:15pm)
I don't really know what all is going on right now, just got power up and was sleeping most of the day since I got off work at 7am and had to be back in at 5pm.
But I skimmed through the thread here and I am so glad that Karen and family are all okay. Very relieved! I'd have felt better if they'd have made it to Houston, but I can imagine the traffic jams too.
I'm not sure if we aren't letting anyone in but residents...they will usually do that in just the beach areas like Navarre, Gulf Breeze, and Pensacola Beach, to keep out looters, but I don't think the whole city is boarded up and not letting people in...
from what I've seen so far, we've suffered moderate damage, but nothing anywhere near what others are facing right now, so keep on praying.
jo, Mike, Sharon, Lee, Marge, Sue: thank you each for mentioning me here and for your prayers and concern. It really means a lot in a time like this to know people are thinking about ya
Thanks to everyone...
[This message has been edited by passing shadows (08-29-2005 11:21 PM).]