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Hurricane Harvey

Discussion in 'Off Topic Chit Chat' started by Enn49, Aug 25, 2017.

  1. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Thinking of you all that are in the path of this monster and hoping that you and yours stay safe.
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    appreciate the good thoughts! The storms are finally over and the sun is out. My family is high and dry, but of course lots of people aren't. Here are a few pictures I took from the shelter I spent some time at yesterday.

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    Citizens with large trucks(there are a lot of those around here) made trip after trip through flooded neighborhoods picking up people that couldn't get out on their own and bringing them to the shelter. I guess if you own a truck like this guy you are obligated to help. :). They were also coming in on several rounds of school buses.

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    Of course there were plenty of military vehicles rescuing people too.

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    Talk about using any means you have to save people.

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    Military helicopters have been flying over the house constantly conducting search and rescues. We are about 4 miles from one of the evacuation sites so its been constant.
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    @Metalman2004 I'm so glad you and your family are ok. It's been horrendous watching it on the news over here.
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    Also, in case you were curious, this is how assassin bugs survive a tropical storm. Apparently they hunker down and huddle together. Either that or the weather got them in the mood for a menagé. :) These were on my blackberry vine this afternoon.

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