HURRICANE IKE PHOTOS: Galveston Braces for Storm

HURRICANE IKE PHOTOS: Galveston Braces for Storm
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Francisco Gonzalez (right) and Adrian Demetreo prepare for Hurricane Ike by boarding up a furniture store in Galveston, Texas, on September 11, 2008.

The storm, expected to make landfall this weekend, could strengthen into a Category 3 hurricane with winds of at least 111 miles (179 kilometers) an hour just before it reaches the coast.
—Photograph by David J. Phillip/AP
 
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