The number being tossed around is 500,000. Half a million people have been evacuated from their homes in the San Diego area, or maybe Southern California. Statistics like these are being thrown around a lot today without much citing to sources.
This presumably includes people like us, who left and then returned. If we run again, do we get counted again? Hope so, but that’s beside the point.
So, is 500,000 good?
- In three days we’ve evacuated the equivalent of Wyoming or the District of Columbia.
- In three days we’ve evacuated only one-half the number of people that were evacuated from New Orleans in the two days before Hurricane Katrina struck.
Glad it’s not raining.