Hopefully everyone has done this by now, but
FOR THOSE ALONG THE TEXAS/MEXICO GULF SIDE OF THE COUNTRY:
HURRICANE ALEX IS BEARING DOWN UPON THE TEXAS/MEXICO GULF AREA!
ALTHOUGH THE EXACT POINT OF LANDFALL IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME, HOPEFULLY EVERYONE WITHIN THAT REGION BY NOW SHOULD HAVE TAKEN THE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS!
Alex, of course, is also making a mess of the ongoing oil spill clean up efforts in Gulf.
More on this story as it develops.