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At 442 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong thunderstorms making its away toward the Bolivar Peninsula and southern Chambers County from the west.
Witnesses reported strong winds and minor damage in Jamaica Beach. The wind bowled over power poles on the Bolivar Peninsula, cutting power to Port Bolivar and Crystal Beach, Foskit said. Crews were at work on the peninsula late Tuesday, he said.
High Island, Gilchrist, Bolivar Peninsula, Port Bolivar, Rollover Pass and Crystal Beach. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is ...
Texas Crab Festival Charities (TCFC) is an amazing organization that has had a permanent, positive influence on myself and the other members of the Bolivar Peninsula. The Texas Crab Festival is all about giving back, which is such a simple thing that ...
High Island, Gilchrist, Bolivar Peninsula, Port Bolivar, Rollover Pass and Crystal Beach. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is ...
In the weeks that followed, it seemed as though the only sensible remedy for the Bolivar Peninsula was to abandon it. To this end, the federal government offered a buy-back program to more than 1,000 residents who had lost their homes in the storm ...
A large boat sits in the dead trees and grass along with other debris Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008 in the middle of a destroyed fishing camp in Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas.
Sand is coming to a beach near you, but the dredging company that will spray it onto a remote section of the Jefferson County shoreline is currently working on a Galveston beach and won't be available until March at the earliest.
Sand is coming to a beach near you, but the dredging company that will spray it onto a remote section of the Jefferson County shoreline is currently working on a Galveston beach and won't be available until March at the earliest.
Before Jennifer Felton moved to Crystal Beach from Houston with her husband and two kids last spring, she said to herself, "If I move down here, I need a gym.
I am totally against the Ike Dike proposal, which essentially runs a huge dike down Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island all the way down to the Freeport area.
Jones, the Galveston Bay Foundation's spokesman, worried about how the surge gate between Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula would affect the movement of fish, dolphins, shrimp and other marine creatures between the bay and the gulf of ...
PHOTO: In this photo provided by Damian Diaz, from left, Diaz, James Sparks and Justin Lyons pose with an 8-foot bull shark caught Sunday, July 3, 2011 on Bolivar Peninsula beach. The 300-pound shark caught by Diaz and his family was released back ...
Anahuac, Devers, High Island, Bolivar Peninsula, Winnie, Crystal Beach, Stowell, Gilchrist, Port Bolivar, Rollover Pass, Hankamer and Oak Island.
Anahuac, Devers, High Island, Bolivar Peninsula, Winnie, Crystal Beach, Stowell, Gilchrist, Port Bolivar, Rollover Pass, Hankamer and Oak Island.
The money financed the dredging of the port and the construction of two parallel jetties into the gulf, one from the eastern end of Galveston Island and one from the western end of the Bolivar Peninsula. engineers built a railroad trestle into the Gulf ...
PHOTO: In this photo provided by Damian Diaz, from left, Diaz, James Sparks and Justin Lyons pose with an 8-foot bull shark caught Sunday, July 3, 2011 on Bolivar Peninsula beach. The 300-pound shark caught by Diaz and his family was released back ...
Anahuac, Devers, High Island, Bolivar Peninsula, Winnie, Crystal Beach, Stowell, Gilchrist, Port Bolivar, Rollover Pass, Hankamer and Oak Island.
Galveston County Project Adds 1.2 miles of Beach to Bolivar. A nearly $4 million project adding more than a mile of Gulf of Mexico beach to the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston County is about complete. Associated Press. | Posted on December 29, 2016, 8 ...
GILCHRIST, Texas (AP) _ A nearly $4 million project adding more than a mile of Gulf of Mexico beach to the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston County is about complete. The project that began in October has dumped about 100,000 cubic yards of sand along a ...
GILCHRIST, Texas (AP) - A nearly $4 million project adding more than a mile of Gulf of Mexico beach to the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston County is about complete. The project that began in October has dumped about 100,000 cubic yards of sand along a ...
The big week is almost here, and for me, it is a big week indeed. My birthday is Dec. 23, and then we have the blessed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
"Thanks to the support of local residents, family, friends and people like you, Texas Crab Festival Charities helps to ensure that every child on Bolivar Peninsula has a Merry Christmas." "Fundraising usually starts around October, and we buy the bikes ...
Worse, a large-enough storm could push water above the 17-foot storm surge gate that would link dikes on Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula, resulting in a potentially lethal storm surge. "There are just too many ways to overtop 17 feet ...
You could have your sunny summer days, driving up and down Highway 87 along the Bolivar Peninsula, looking for the hot crowd.
Sterling C. Robertson Chapter, The daughters of the Republic of Texas meets the first Thursday of December of at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Ave.
At least three massive flares could be seen from Galveston Island, the Bolivar Peninsula and some parts of League City after a malfunction forced two three boilers to shut down about 4:30 p.m.
The Houston Audubon Society received $239,800 to restore and enhance the Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary Rookery near High Island on the Bolivar Peninsula. The Galveston Bay Foundation received $850,000 to restore and protect 500 acres of degraded ...
When looking for fishing action in local waters this winter, don't forget the surf. Yes, I realize it seems we are far away from real winter conditions, but during the cooler weather of the year, some of the hottest action hits the surf at sea Rim ...
Now operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, Texas Crab Festival Charities ensures that 100% of net proceeds from the Crab Fest are given back to the residents of the Bolivar Peninsula in the form of grants, scholarships, donations and adult educational ...
Her creativity is at work on Bolivar Peninsula. See AShoreVenture.com where she'll help plan time in the Crystal Beach area with guided beachcomber "hunts," a workshop on art from found treasures, kayaking or shrimp boat excursions, bonfires, crabbing, ...
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE HIGHWAY 87/124 INTERSECTION OF THE Bolivar Peninsula A FEW HOURS BEFORE AND A FEW HOURS AFTER HIGH TIDE.
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE HIGHWAY 87/124 INTERSECTION OF THE Bolivar Peninsula A FEW HOURS BEFORE AND A FEW HOURS AFTER HIGH TIDE.
ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS COULD LEAD TO WATER AND DEBRIS ON LOW ROADS THAT COULD IMPACT TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE HIGHWAY 87/124 INTERSECTION OF THE Bolivar Peninsula. * TIMING...THROUGH MID MORNING.
After two years of study, the district recommended the Ike Dike concept of a hard coastal barrier on Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula with a surge gate between the island and the peninsula. 2. The recommendation also calls for a barrier on ...
The six-county gulf Coast Protection and Recovery District, known as the storm surge district, has looked at placing the surge barrier landward of the highways that run along the coast on Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula. Rice University's ...
The Bolivar Peninsula was not so lucky. It was on the "dirty" side of the storm, where winds were fiercest and the storm surge was more than 20 feet in some places.
Debbie Denny, Tom Wimbrow, Treva Wimbrow on the Galveston Ferry to Bolivar Peninsula. PHOTO BY DEBBIE MOORE FOR BASTROP ADVERTISER.
Debbie Denny, Tom Wimbrow, Treva Wimbrow on the Galveston Ferry to Bolivar Peninsula. PHOTO BY DEBBIE MOORE FOR BASTROP ADVERTISER.
Hurricane Ike makes landfall at Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula. Texas A&M University Galveston professor concieves of Ike Dike as he watches storm surge.
... held for two decades. The district includes Democratic-leaning Galveston, the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas City, La Marque and the unincorporated community of San Leon before stretching across Galveston Bay to take in more conservative Chambers County.
Bill Merrell, TAMU-Galveston oceanographer, proposes to build an Ike Dike from one end of Galveston Island across Bolivar Peninsula, as seen on April 7, 2009, at the statue along the Seawall commemorates the storm that devastated the island city of ...
Texas GLO hosted volunteers in Chambers County, the Bolivar Peninsula, McFaddin Beach and sea Rim State Park. Since 1986, more than 504,000 volunteers have removed 9,300 tons of trash or 18,762,600 pounds of trash from Texas beaches, according ...
WINNIE AND Bolivar Peninsula. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS.
From the wildfire breakouts in Texas cities such as Bastrop and the tri-county fire in Magnolia in 2011 to the hurricane relief efforts on the Bolivar Peninsula after Hurricane Ike; Porter Fire Department crews have worked to provide assistance during ...
Located at the tip of Bolivar Peninsula near-ish High Island, Bolivar Flats is a mixture of salt marshes, mud flats and beach that attracts thousands of birds, such as American avocets and marbled godwits.
Texas revolutionary Jane Long, a woman who dined with pirates, spied on enemies and scared away invading Indians with an abandoned cannon, has long captivated the interest of Bolivar Peninsula residents and visitors. On Sept. 19, 1821, Long's husband ...
A storm of that size and the forward movement was enough to construct an impressive category four surge that literally wiped the Bolivar Peninsula clean of nearly every house. It took many by surprise. Afterall, this was ''only'' a category two hurricane.
There was a memorable image from the Bolivar Peninsula of a lone house that stood amid the rubble on Gilchrist Beach. Eight years later, the homeowner still calls the place home.
A storm of that size and the forward movement was enough to construct an impressive category four surge that literally wiped the Bolivar Peninsula clean of nearly every house. It took many by surprise. Afterall, this was ''only'' a category two hurricane.


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