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  •  Those people out in the Rockaways have very few (4+ / 0-)
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    Mets102, Siri, G2geek, Cassandra Waites

    points of egress. Evacuation from there is painfully slow and will be a disaster if he orders it at the last minute. Same is true, to a certain extent, of everywhere in the 5 boroughs. Too many people and not enough ways to leave or places to go at the last minute. And if he orders an evacuation after the trains and buses aren't running, it will be literally impossible.  

    "Southern nights have you ever felt a southern night?" Allen Toussaint ~~Remember the Gulf of Mexico~~

    by rubyr on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 08:01:37 PM PDT

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