Mayor White: Stay off the roads

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September 14, 2008 8:42:55 AM PDT
Officials are warning that Houston's streets are very hazardous and that most of the city's gas stations don't have any fuel. HURRICANE IKE: Watch live | Breaking news on Ike | Roadway incidents | Interactive tracking | Viewer photos of Ike | Doppler radar | During the storm | After the storm | Hurricane guide

County Judge Ed Emmett warned Sunday that most traffic signals were out and many roads were still impeded by tree limbs, fallen power lines or high water. He said trucks were on their way to replenish the city's gas supply, but that the fuel that does arrive will first be used for generators at medical facilities.

Mayor Bill White urged people to stay off the roads, especially because more rain overnight added to roadway problems.

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