Hurricane Ike Newswire

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  1. New Hurricane Maps Unveiled For 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTRH-AM Houston

    ... Center. The idea of storm surges related to hurricanes should be nothing new to Texas coastal residents. " Hurricane Ike would be the prime example in your area of a catastrophic storm surge," says Rhome. "The Bolivar Peninsula just experienced ...

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  2. Florida, Georgia And Texas Appraisal Update: Is Causation A Coverage...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... replacement and payment for interior damage and loss of income associated with two rental properties following Hurricane Ike. Due to the insurer's finding that a substantial portion of the damage was not caused by the hurricane - but rather from ...

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  3. New Hurricane Forecast Will Emphasize Storm Surge Preparation With Flood Risk MapRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Switched

    ... surge drops precipitously," Rhome added. Superstorm Sandy's devastation of New York and New Jersey in 2012 and Hurricane Ike's landfall near Galveston, Texas in 2008 most recently highlighted the need for greater focus on the flood risk. "The ...

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  4. New hurricane maps to show flood risk from storm storm surgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... surge drops precipitously," Rhome added. Superstorm Sandy's devastation of New York and New Jersey in 2012 and Hurricane Ike's landfall near Galveston, Texas in 2008 most recently highlighted the need for greater focus on the flood risk. "The ...

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  5. New Hurricane Forecast Maps to Show Flood Risk from Storm SurgeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scientific American

    ... surge drops precipitously," Rhome added. Superstorm Sandy's devastation of New York and New Jersey in 2012 and Hurricane Ike's landfall near Galveston, Texas in 2008 most recently highlighted the need for greater focus on the flood risk. "The ...

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  6. Despite drawbacks, Miller Park's retractable roof still dependableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sporting News

    ... Field. One year later, in September 2008, the Astros played two home games against the Cubs in Milwaukee after Hurricane Ike postponed the original dates at Minute Maid Park. Of course, Cub fans remember the Sept. 14 game after pitcher Carlos ...

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  7. Most Americans incorrectly believe wind speeds determine hurricane evacuationRead the original story

    Tuesday | PR Newswire

    ... 2 hurricanes, post-tropical cyclones and even Nor'easters can all cause life-threatening storm surge. In 2008, Hurricane Ike made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane, bringing storm surge of 15 to 20 feet above normal tide levels. In 2012, Tropical ...

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  8. Help Legal Services help peopleRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Hill

    ... to grant the protection order she needed to keep herself and her child safe. In Galveston County, Texas, a Hurricane Ike survivor named Ronnie reread a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the second time. Somehow, with the back ...

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  9. Railroads Filling Void as Oil Pipeline Falls ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Funding for the project included $47 million borrowed through a federal bond program for areas affected by Hurricane Ike in 2008. While the terminal is currently receiving crude oil trains that have 60 to 80 cars, it is equipped to handle trains of ...

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  10. Pasco man helps cook, provide chaplain services at Oso mudslide siteRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... other relief efforts in the past, including last year's Colorado Springs wildfires and the 2008 aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Still, he said the job of Baptist volunteers is not to take over other people's jobs, but to help those already doing them. ...

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  11. A research group says the number of large-scale power outages doubled from 2003 to 2012.Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | WTVN-AM Columbus

    ... outages," said Kenward. Ohio saw two of the largest power outages in the state's history when the remnants of Hurricane Ike hit the area with powerful winds in 2008 and again in 2012 when a weather phenomenon known as a derecho hit. "This is really ...

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  12. TEL Offshore Trust Announces There Will Be No First Quarter 2014 DistributionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Business Wire

    ... platforms, wells and infrastructure associated with the Eugene Island 339 field were completely destroyed by Hurricane Ike. While Chevron has completed the work it deemed required to clear the remaining infrastructure and abandon those wells, ...

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  13. Images of heart-wrenching pain part of Pulitzer exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... father I met on Sept. 7, 2008, in the small town of Cabaret a day after torrential rain and flood waters from Hurricane Ike destroyed its flimsy infrastructure, killing 70 people. One-third of the dead were children swept from their beds and ...

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  14. County staff plans for the unthinkable04/10/14 Sarasota County staff...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | YourObserver

    For Sarasota County staff tasked with drafting the area's Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plan, Hurricane Ike is a sobering reminder of the destructive power of hurricanes.

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  15. Injured claims adjuster found drunk on beach denied workers compRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Business Insurance

    ... records show. He was assigned in 2008 to work on assignment in Galveston, Texas after the area was hit by Hurricane Ike. On a day Mr. Knight wasn't scheduled to work, he drove 30 miles from his hotel to Galveston Island to survey hurricane damage, ...

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  16. Injured claims adjuster found drunk on beach denied workers compRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Business Insurance

    ... records show. He was assigned in 2008 to work on assignment in Galveston, Texas after the area was hit by Hurricane Ike. On a day Mr. Knight wasn't scheduled to work, he drove 30 miles from his hotel to Galveston Island to survey hurricane damage, ...

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  17. Greenwald slams Sandy grant program at meeting with business owners in HighlandsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Jersey Journal

    ... is 48 percent faster than after Hurricane Katrina and more than two-and-a-half times faster than after Hurricane Ike," Pellerin said. Things still seem to be going painfully slow for Eddie Catalano, owner of Eddie Confetti's on the Asbury Park ...

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  18. Apprio Awarded Five-Year, $20M Training Contract With FEMA's Center for Domestic PreparednessRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Freshnews

    ... ing federal disasters and designated national security events such as the Gulf Oil Spill, Haiti Earthquake and Hurricane Ike. For more information, visit www.apprioinc.com .

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  19. Woman's quest to solve mystery spawned by Hurricane IkeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Click2Houston

    April 8, 2014: To most people the guitar with corroded tuning pegs and debris clogged sound hole sitting at a League City auction house was a junked, forgotten instrument.

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  20. Sharknado returns! Protect your city with these tipsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | CNET News.com

    ... got in touch with me to talk about all his company has learned about dealing with disasters after events like Hurricane Ike. Here, he offers tips for ways in which the Big Apple could avoid having too many chunks ripped out of it in the impending ...

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