katrina v. katrina

Friday, September 02, 2005

 • Update

Meridian, Mississippi is completely out of gas. They just got power yesterday.

(I'm on the phone with her now.)

She says she sees mostly large roadsign damage.

She just passed a gas station with gas. There was line from the pump all the way up the exit ramp, with a cop allowing each car up to the pump. "This must be the martial law thing, huh?" she wonders.

She still has 3/4 tank and 140 miles to go. I calculate that the 14.5 gallons in gas cans in the back of the station wagon gives her 400 miles reserve. So she shouldn't be stranded.

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