Still think you're safe if you live inland and away from the Gulf Coast. You might want to think twice about it! I'm sure there are a lot of people in the Ohio Valley that never dreamed of damages and power outages from a hurricane hitting the Gulf Coast of Texas.
That Guy In Kentucky can tell you about it! Check out his Lessons From Ike.
For those recomending moving away from the Gulf Coast as a means to avoid hurricanes, it won't always work - sometimes the storms find YOU! No matter where you live!
So to all my fellow Texans, take heart! You weren't the only ones to get hit with the fury of Hurricane Ike!
Be aware. Be informed. Be prepared.