Nature at its worst.

Hoping for the best for folks in this path. I know we have members in this area.

Having grown up with and then owned a coastal barrier island home and several aftermaths of storms, Ike broke my will to continue and scraped H's house in to the bay. Just heartbreaking.
We both had that sick feeling return seeing this Gulf monster the last few days and knowing what was possible. So hoping for a low loss of life, but this came so fast it may be a shock.
Being a power lineman, know the long days ahead for those who still have property needing power as well as the ones who will have damage coming tonight and the next few days. Watching the evening news and still seeing the eye and windspeeds are heartbreaking.