Hurricane Ike from the International Space Station. Image credit: NASA.
It's looking like Ike will be an extremely devastating storm causing immense damage and loss of life. May God protect all those in its path and those in its storm surge.
Dr. Jeff Masters: "Ike is...poised to become one of the most damaging hurricanes of all time."
The Weather Nerd has more and constant updates.
Live webcams in Galveston here (site is pretty overloaded).