Texans Move Out of Ike's Way
As Hurricane Ike steamed toward the Texas coast, frail and elderly southeast Texas residents were put aboard buses to San Antonio, while authorities warned 1 million other people to flee inland. The storm was expected to hit land Saturday, with some forecasts predicting that it could become a Category 4 hurricane, with winds of at least 131 mph.
SOURCE: Associated Press
IN FACT More than 5 million people live in and between Corpus Christi and Houston, where forecasts predict the storm will come ashore.