Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Off Topic > Off Topic Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-27-2017, 09:14 PM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 7,236
Please keep Houston in your prayers

Holy buckets this is bad. Thousands of my fellow Houstonians are flooded out of their homes. Fortunately, my family (and my boxster) lives in the Houston Heights and we are 76 feet above sea level and our home is 4 feet off the ground.

What you see on the news is not overstated or sensationalized. This is catastrophic flooding that will probably make New Orleans (Katrina) look like a practice run if you can fathom that.

Harvey is headed back out to the Gulf to recharge and come back at us on Tuesday or Wednesday and we have already endured 20+ inches of rainfall. And to make it worse, our resoivoirs are overfull and they will open the flood gates tonight at 2 am and hundreds more homes will be flooded with up to 8 feet of water.

Pray for us. We need it.
__________________
'97 Boxster (Black Hole for 42,000 Dead Presidents and counting) - 122k
New motor, transmission, suspension, and on and on and on it goes...
RandallNeighbour is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2017, 09:53 AM   #2
Registered User
 
itsnotanova's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Bastrop, Tx
Posts: 2,122
I'm glad to hear you're ok. I was worried about how you were doing. FYI, I have 2-3 spots for RVs at my shop and 2-3 spots at my house if you know anyone needing somewhere to get away to. I have access to water, electric and septic with those spots. I have room for more RVs but without services. We got 20+ inches out here in Bastrop. Getting out here might be a challenge as I hear lots of roads are flooded. Once here, you're safe from any chance of flooding.
__________________
Woody
itsnotanova is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2017, 10:49 AM   #3
2003 Base 5-speed
 
grc0456's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Stoneham, MA
Posts: 872
Garage
Thoughts and prayers to all affected, and appreciation for all who are working hard to help their fellow citizens. Can't even fathom that much rain in such a short period.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
grc0456 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2017, 06:38 AM   #4
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Posts: 8
Praying for those who live in Florida too. A terrifying cyclone is arriving this weekend.
steele21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2017, 08:26 PM   #5
Motorist & Coffee Drinker
 
78F350's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 2,148
Garage
Some of the people I work with went to help out in Texas. I kept putting off taking the last FEMA course I need to be certified. I'll be ready if they need more people in Florida.
Want to volunteer special skills or capability?
https://www.nvoad.org/
FEMA online training (generally organizational structure and procedures)
https://training.fema.gov/is/crslist.aspx
__________________
I am not an attorney, mechanic, or member of the clergy. Following any advice given in my posts is done at your own peril.
78F350 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page