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Millions scramble for shelter

Texas and La. gird as Rita races for coast

With Hurricane Rita's Category 4 winds and rains nearing landfall, traffic moved slowly north on Interstate 45 from Houston yesterday.
By Brian MacQuarrie and Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / September 23, 2005

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GALVESTON, Texas -- Along the crescent coastline of Texas and the low-lying shore of battered Louisiana, millions of wary and weary residents streamed toward shelter yesterday as Hurricane Rita marched with savage fury toward the mainland. (Full article: 1337 words)

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