Hurricane Ike Newswire (Page 6)

Hurricane Ike Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hurricane Ike. (Page 6)

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  1. Up and down Galveston beaches all eyes are on the Gulf.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... ssibly 5-12 inches of flooding. Folks in Galveston say they're ready. Their homes were already damaged once by Hurricane Ike in 2008. Now, they live ready for whatever the Gulf decides to blow their way.

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  2. Tropical Weather On the Way: How Bad Will It Be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... a major hurricane is no big deal. Yet, the two most destructive storms in our area in the last 30 years were Hurricane Ike, a category 2 hurricane, and Tropical Storm Allison. Even a non-tropical system like the recent storms on Memorial Day can ...

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  3. Galveston prepping for trouble brewing in GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... electricity," said Celeste. Folks in Galveston say they're ready. Their homes were already damaged once by Hurricane Ike in 2008. Now, they live ready for whatever the Gulf decides to blow their way. "Our downstairs has blown away twice, so, yeah, ...

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  4. Macaluso: Big day set for St. Tammany fishing pierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... pier. Amidst the years of recovery from that disastrous 2005 storm, the pier was completed just in time for Hurricane Ike to wreak enough damage to force closure and months of repair. St. Tammany CRT director Wensel Conroy said Saturday's event is a ...

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  5. Rain floods streets in Galveston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Click2Houston

    ... DAMAGED BY THE WATER. IT WAS UP TO THE THIRD STEP IN OUR HOUSE. SHE SAYS SHE HASN'T SEEN IT LIKE THIS SINCE HURRICANE IKE, ALTHOUGH SHE'S NOT LETTING IT STOPPING HER FROM HAVING A GOOD TIME, SHE RELOCATED A PARTY SCHEDULED FOR HER HOUSE TO THIS ...

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  6. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  7. Health Department looking forward to new localeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Http

    DSCN6240 copy.jpg Nearly seven years after Hurricane Ike devastated Southeast Texas and caused significant damage to many of the community's homes and businesses, including city government facilities, funding from the disaster is still trickling into the area to assist with recovery.

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  8. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  9. Harris County Judges Turned to Facebook in Absence of Flood PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... and flashlights. Court was cancelled for a week, and the center was closed for a year. Nine years later, Hurricane Ike hit Houston, steeping the Criminal Justice Center in a sea of sewage. "I think these disasters are a reminder that we need to do a ...

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  10. Deluge of insurance claims submitted after floods damaged thousands of Houston propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... destructive storm last month, Block said. The insurance company put an emergency response plan in place after Hurricane Ike, setting up an mobile trailer to handle increased claims volume and operating the call center longer in the days after the ...

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  11. Spong v. Fidelity National Property and Casualty Insurance CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... policy under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) covering property owned by Robert and Kerry Spong. Hurricane Ike swept away all improvements on the Spongs' property and all personal belongings. The insurer, Fidelity National Property and ...

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  12. Your annual "don't get complacent about hurricanes" warningRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | Off the Kuff

    It's been seven years since a large hurricane - Hurricane Ike - threatened the Gulf states, and increasingly there's talk among scientists that the Atlantic Ocean may be moving toward a more "quiet" period. Hurricanes tend to come in bunches, and since about 1995 the Atlantic Ocean has burned hot with storms, spawning monster years in the 2000s when hurricanes like Katrina, Rita and Wilma pounded Florida, Louisiana and Texas.

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  13. Storm plan mired in delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Click2Houston

    June 4, 2015: In September 2008, Hurricane Ike roared ashore, bringing with it a wall of water that caused more than $50 billion in damage and claimed dozens of lives. Two months after Ike made landfall, Gov. Rick Perry announced the creation of the Commission for Disaster Recovery and Renewal.

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  14. Modeling Storm Surge To Better Protect TexasRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    The recent floods in Texas have caused some of the worst flooding since Hurricane Ike in 2008, causing the rainiest month in the state's history. What lessons have been learned from Ike's devastation of the Galveston and Houston area, and how have they helped in the prediction of future such storms? Researchers at the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin have been studying computational models and simulations of hurricanes like Ike in order to predict the consequences of such natural disasters and better prepare the Texas Gulf Coast for their effects.

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  15. Galveston takes lessons from Ike, prepares for 2015 Hurricane SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Click2Houston

    TIMES BUT COULD NOT GET THROUGH. KEEP TRYING. ALL RIGHT. SEVEN YEARS AGO HURRICANE IKE RIPPED THROUGH GALVESTON, DESTROYING NEARLY 80% OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE, INCLUDING HOMES, WASTE WATER AND FIRE STATIONS.

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  16. Economic impact of Texas floods could total up to $550M, report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WaterWorld

    ... material cost of the recent flooding is significant, but the economic impact for Houston will be lower than Hurricane Ike and Tropical Storm Allison, which were around $154 billion and $6.7 billion respectively," said Marcial Nava, BBVA senior ...

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  17. Houston-area man sues after flooding displaces wife's casketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... cemeteries in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Some caskets were carried about 20 miles from where they were buried. Hurricane Ike in 2008 dredged up caskets in the southeast Texas city of Orange, where they were found overturned and flung against one ...

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  18. Here's the estimated economic impact of Houston's recent floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... construction in particular. However, the floods' estimated economic impact is significantly less than that of Hurricane Ike in 2008 and Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, according to BBVA. In today's dollars, the impact from those storms would have ...

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  19. How did Houston media do during the floods?Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Mikemcguff blog

    ... n below. Which station did the best/worst during the storm? And what made this coverage different than that of Hurricane Ike's? RELATED Houston flood 2015 photos and video

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  20. County OKs plans for Texas 87 rebuild; Golden Pass constructionRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Remnants of the original Texas 87 were unearthed when Hurricane Ike blew the dunes off of McFaddin Beach.

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