Traffic Jams Stall Hurricane Exodus


    100 mile traffic jams in Texas.. I remember when this happend during Floyd I believe it was.

    some ppl moving 100 yds per hour..
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  3. by   Mkue
    Governor Rick Perry says fuel trucks are being dispatched along Texas evacuation routes to help motorists who are fleeing Hurricane Rita.
  4. by   pickledpepperRN

    No Way Out: Many Poor Stuck in Houston
    ...In Deer Park, a working-class suburb of refineries south of Houston, Stacy and Troy Curtis, waited for help outside the police station. Less than three weeks ago, the couple left New Orleans after it was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
    With no vehicle, and little money, they tried to get their lives together while staying at a hotel in Deer Park. Stacy Curtis, a nursing assistant in New Orleans, had a job interview scheduled for Thursday...

    ...Monica Holmes, who has debilitating lupus, sat in her car at a Houston gas station that had no gas. "We can't go nowhere," she said, tapping a fingernail against the dashboard fuel gauge. "Look here," she said. "I'm right on E."
    Her husband, a security guard, had a paycheck, but no way to cash it....
  5. by   live4today
    Another totally botched up evacuation plan. My dd#2 and family turned around, went back to Houston to their home, and are staying put. They have no other choice at this point.
  6. by   pickledpepperRN
    I pray your family and all of Houston will be OK.