For a different sort of a take on the massive amounts of Hurricane Rita coverage, check this out
. It's from the Houston Chronicle last February and describes what might happen if a Category 4 or 5 hurricane struck near Freeport or Galveston (it's exact projected path) and slammed Houston, the fourth largest city in America.
If there is one blessing from Katrina, it's that hopefully everyone in affected areas, jittery from Katrina, will get the hell out of Dodge well before this thing comes ashore. Let's hope they do.
(Chronicle story came via the Chronicle's Sci Guy blog