Hurricane Ike Newswire

Hurricane Ike Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hurricane Ike.

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

    4 hrs ago | 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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  2. Firefighters and families donate to devastated townsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Last weekend's heavy rains and flash floods in central texas have claimed the lives of at least nine people. The sight of homes flooded in reminds people in the Golden Triangle of how much they suffered after Hurricane Ike hit in 2008.

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  3. Here's where every major Texas hurricane or tropical storm has come from since 1900Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chron

    ... island nation and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula before beginning a long build-up period over warm coastal waters. Hurricane Ike was the last Atlantic Hurricane to take such a path before walloping Houston and its residents in September 2008, two weeks ...

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  4. Video: Modeling Storm Surge to Better Protect TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Market Wire

    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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  5. The 5 Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: "Fresh," Morris, Welch & Kyli n and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Houston Press

    ... is artifacting...a human life,"says Smithers-Crump. Marie Leterme, whose Galveston studio was devastated by Hurricane Ike, uses found materials in her series. "She will find plants from her garden. She has found bits of debris and metal off of the ...

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  6. "Fresh"Read the original story

    Yesterday | Houston Press

    ... is artifactinga a human life,"says Smithers-Crump. Marie Leterme, whose Galveston studio was devastated by Hurricane Ike, uses found materials in her series. "She will find plants from her garden. She has found bits of debris and metal off of the ...

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  7. Hail Claim Litigation Bill Dies in Texas HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

    ... representatives also say costly property claim litigation in general has been on the rise in Texas since Hurricane Ike hit in 2008 . In Senate debate on April 30 Sen. Taylor said the spike in litigation has been generated not by policyholders but by ...

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  8. Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    ... Ed Emmett, the county's top administrator. This week's flooding was labeled historic, but the devastation from Hurricane Ike in 2008, primarily a wind event, and Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 was exponentially worse. Allison is the storm of recent ...

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  9. Despite flood control projects, Houston remains vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Globe and Mail

    ... the county's top administrator, said. This week's flooding was labeled historic, but the devastation from Hurricane Ike in 2008, primarily a wind event, and Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 was exponentially worse. "It happens fairly frequently," says ...

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  10. How Hurricane Ike helped the UTMB health systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    The University of Texas Medical Branch expansion plans in the post-Hurricane Ike era reflect an unexpected benefit the catastrophic storm caused. It rolled out a $1.79 billion plan to rebuild the system that included new and improved hospitals to additional clinics .

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

    Wednesday | 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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  12. Flood Waters Recede in Houston, but Rain ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    ... temporary shelter for them if needed," said Amit. This was the worst flood on record in Houston; not even Hurricane Ike in 2008 unleashed so much water on the city. But even as officials work to clean up the damage, they worry about weather ...

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  13. Brays Bayou neighborhoods struggle to cope with flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chron

    ... of Three Brothers Bakery at 4036 S. Braeswood, said his business was flooded by Allison and de-roofed by Hurricane Ike in 2008. This time, about three feet of bayou water poured into production areas at the shop's rear. "We're closed," he said. ...

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  14. Bolivar: Sunshine for the soul, memories for the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Brown playing his guitar while strolling up and down the Zoo in Crystal Beach telling tales of the spirits Hurricane Ike brought to the peninsula. If getting your toes sandy isn't your thing, head back to the land, because there's plenty to do on ...

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  15. City of Marshall tests new tornado sirensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... or a few years. They were able to pay for the sirens from money left over from hazardous mitigation funds from Hurricane Ike.

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  16. Beachy keen: 10 things to do, see and eat on BolivarRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... afternoon. Crystal Beach and the Bolivar Peninsula is home to several quality restaurants and bars. The pre Hurricane Ike Bolivar Peninsula was your extra, older stuff, being transported to a beach cabin your grandpa may have built in the '50s that ...

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  17. Trapped in the Toyota Center with Dwight Howard and the Houston FaithfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | BleacherReport

    ... As the storm parked itself over the center of Houston, bringing back memories of Tropical Storm Allison and Hurricane Ike, the thunder could be heard inside the Toyota Center even over the roars of the crowd. With minutes left to play and the ...

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  18. Houston FloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Houston Press

    ... its highest level, Level 1. To put that into context, the last time the city reached Level 1 status was during Hurricane Ike in 2008. Among the school districts that have closed for the day are HISD, Katy, Spring Branch, Stafford and Fort Bend ...

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  19. Climate Change May Have Souped Up Record-Breaking Texas DelugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Scientific American

    ... stage, and the city's Emergency Operations Center had declared a Level 1 emergency for the first time since Hurricane Ike struck in 2008. Houston Mayor Annise Parker proclaimed a state of disaster for the city yesterday afternoon. Austin, San ...

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  20. Washburn Tunnel Opens a " This Forgotten Day in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Houston Chronicle

    ... of carbon dioxide. Every twelfth light is powered by a generator just in case there's electrical failure. When Hurricane Ike hit Houston in 2008, the tunnel flooded with 10 million gallons of water. It took industrial sized pumps to get all the ...

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