We're on Galveston Island just southeast of Houston which will be a very poor place to be Friday night.
Hurricane Ike is on the way, and the national weather service has released the most dire statement I have ever seen in my career.
"Life threatening inundation likely!" according to the weather service, and then this startling sentence.
"Persons not heeding evacuation orders in single family one or two story homes will face certain death."
The weather service is not supposed to use hyperbole, so what is being said at this hour is chilling.
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