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Were You Affected by Hurricane Ike?

With all eyes on Tropical Storm Gustav a few weeks ago, it seems as if Hurricane Ike snuck up on us. It ended up being a deadly storm. Were you or your home, or the homes of anyone you love, affected by the storm?

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skigurl skigurl 8 years
no, we were too north, but my bf had to travel for work to help out a bit with the cleanup
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
I live in Ohio so it seems odd to say that I was affected by Ike. We had a day of high wind. We were lucky to not have anything severe. Just a few limbs down, a couple shingles ripped off and the railing on our back steps was loosened. We did lose power for a day or so, but felt lucky that it came back on when it did.
LikeThoseShoes LikeThoseShoes 8 years
I'm from Katy, Tx. About 25 miles from downtown Houston... happy to say that I was one of the lucky ones. There were TONS of fallen trees around my little town though. sheesh. Unfortunately I'm not liking the 12-6am citywide curfew
a1stbornunicorn a1stbornunicorn 8 years
i go to college about 600 miles from home so I wasn't there to feel the affects. that being said, i'm from Seabrook, a town that got hit pretty hard and the things my dad's been telling me have shaken my world. unbelievable.
lauren0925 lauren0925 8 years
We lost power for 5 days, but were lucky that all of our trees fell away from our house.
Jyramiah Jyramiah 8 years
Hurricanes are why I live in Colorado. Not really. But I sure am glad that I do. That whole area has been getting beat up for a while now and it's awful that all those families have to go through that.
lizs lizs 8 years
We finally got power back on today, hooray! The refrigerator was disgusting, despite our best efforts with dry ice - I'm sure we're not alone in having to throw away hundreds of dollars worth of food. We're glad to have survived safe and sound, inconveniences and all.
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
No, I was one of the lucky ones. But I do hate it for all those who are sadly caught up in the aftermath.
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