Rita is taking aim at our hometown. Not only are Houstonians bracing, but so are the thousands who fled here from New Orleans.
Say a prayer for us, this looks like it’s gonna be nasty.
: Galveston has already announced Voluntary Evacuations
and is activating its emergency management plan this afternoon (and unlike in New Orleans, a fleet of 88 buses will begin transporting residents off the island beginning at 10 a.m. on Sept. 21
If you’re in Galveston and need transportation, call 409-797-3710.
Galveston officials have also decided to let residents bring their pets on the buses as long as they’re in cages. Pet owners can call 409-763-8477 to make arrangments