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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

cat 5 Wilma prompts florida evacuation

Here we go again? :-( I hope and I pray not, but the forecast is not good.

Hurricane center: Deadly Wilma eyeing Florida:

If Hurricane Wilma hits Florida this weekend as predicted, it could result in many deaths and a tremendous storm surge, the nation's chief hurricane forecaster said Wednesday.

Officials ordered nonresidents in the Florida Keys to evacuate in advance of the storm -- which as of 5 p.m. ET was a dangerous Category 5 hurricane off Mexico.

"We had well over a thousand lives lost in Katrina," said Max Mayfield, director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

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