[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/09/12/art.ike.galveston.jpg caption="Police officer Hassan Mustafa, Jesse West, and Carl Reynolds wading through the storm surge in Galveston, Texas."]
Producer in Galveston, Texas
Rob Marciano and I just encountered fierce 8O+ mph winds on our walk through an open field around our hotel to the parking deck. We made it okay, but had to stop and keep our balance fighting Ike's wicked wind gusts whipping rain. When we finally got to the parking deck and caught our breath, Rob said: "Man, that felt like a tornado."
We will be back on the air shortly live from our BGAN – our digital satellite run through our mac book pro.
Its going to be a long, crazy night.
Filed under: Hurricane Ike
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