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Eyes on Katrina

A South Mississippi hurricane journal

Monday, August 29, 2005

General update 

We got knocked off the air for a while, but, unbelievably, the power came back on. Things are looking bad here in hattiesbug. I think we're about to see the eye wall stuff coming in. Here's a general update Michael Newsom and I gathered from various sources: Porteaux Bay - four people are trapped on a roof, wearing lifejackets They couldn't get through to 911, but got on WLOX, asking for help 100mph wind gusts in Wiggins (11 a.m.) About 180k people are without power, Coast Electrict and Miss Power Report With current conditions, law enforcement is having trouble getting out. You may have to just sit tight. Stay indoors. Geoff and Micheal Eye on Katrina front page

Be prepared for the next hurricane katrina volunteer or find another one that's similar. As the Boy Scouts say: "Be Prepared"!
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