Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Row The Boat Ashore: Rita's Comin' 
by Lenka Reznicek [permalink] 
Hurricane Rita reaches Category 5 strength3:45 PM Central Time: CNN and the AP just reported that Hurricane Rita has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm.

Katrina was a Category 4.

Head for the hills, Texas. The golddiggers haven't wasted any time, as the Washington Post reports "Oil Prices Surge As Hurricane Rita Nears."