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hurricane Matthew is the strongest storm to hit Florida since Hugo in 1989, capping (we hope) a devastating season of record-breaking heat and rain.
Port Arthur - hurricane Matthew, now a category two storm, overnight pummeled parts of Florida with flooding and wind damage.

... similar assistance to Florida following hurricanes Frances, Ivan, and Dennis, New York dispatched a multi-agency team of more than 300 individuals to assist Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina, as well as another 18-member team after Hurricane ...
The last time MTEMC was asked to assist in the wake of a hurricane was in 2011 after Hurricane Irene tore through Fredericksburg, VA.
Murfreesboro - Three crews of four-man each are on their way to Florida from Middle Tennessee Electric to join efforts to restore power in the wake of hurricane Matthew. The workers and nine trucks departed from the electric cooperative's ...
GUSTAV, 2008: Hurricane Gustav rolled into Louisiana at the same time the Republican National Convention was underway in St. Paul, Minnesota.
"Entergy is considered the leaders in storm restoration worldwide, and definitely here on the coast", said Entergy spokesperson, Mara Hartmann.
Coincidentally, in 2008, he could only appear at the Republican National Convention (which nominated his former foe Sen. John McCain for president) via satellite because the government was trying to address Hurricane Gustav. In fact, the storm ...
Also on the list were Hurricane Alex in 2010, Hurricane Ike and Hurricane Gustav in 2008. Rush Limbaugh, however, maintained that media reports of damaging storms were merely a ploy by Obama and the left to perpetuate the global warming myth, reports ...
This sort of "rain dance" stupidity always makes me laugh, because the 2008 and 2012 Republican National Conventions were *both* interrupted by hurricanes (Gustav and Isaac). Not only that, but the bipartisan cooperation shown in 2012 between Chris ...
Bailey spoke to Fox 17 from Operation Stand Down Tennessee, an organization benefiting military veterans. John Krenson is the director of the organization.
ST ANDREW, Jamaica - Residents in Gordon Town, here are concerned that the community will be severely impacted when hurricane Matthew hits because of a gully which runs through the community. The gully, which runs from Irish town through to ...
In 2008, Haiti was slammed four times within the span of a month by Tropical Storm Fay and the hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike, resulting in the deaths of more than 800 people and the destruction of tens of thousands of homes.
Matthew was a category 4 hurricane late Monday afternoon, making it the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, stronger even than the three hurricanes - Gustav, Hanna and Ike - that killed more than 800 people and destroyed tens of thousands of ...
"I began restoring oil paintings in the late 70s," said Lindholm, who apprenticed under a craftsman personally trained by legendary Austrian art restorer Gustav Berger. "I trained under him until the late 90s. In the meantime, around 1996, ... A ...

With Matthew now being considered a major Category 3 hurricane, some people are asking how a tropical storm's wind intensity relates to its place on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Let's take a quick look.
Parts of Hispaniola, especially Haiti, were devastated by widespread flooding and mudslides from four consecutive impacts by Tropical Storm Fay and hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike. Overall, 793 people died in Haiti from the four storms, with another ...
McDavid said he was in Zachary during the 1983 flood and also during Hurricane Gustav, but he felt uneasy riding through the community during that first night and as calls began coming in of more and more people needing to be rescued.
climate change will worsen heat waves, winter storms, and hurricanes. It will exacerbate extremes in precipitation, leading to more severe droughts and wildfires in some areas and heavier rainfall and flooding in others.
North Carolina motorists went through fuel shortages after hurricanes Gustav and Ike hit the gulf Coast in late September 2008, and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita hit in late August and late September respectively in 2005.
Along with her team, Ms. Weir has been a first responder to hurricanes Katrina, Gustav, Ike, Irene, Isaac, Sandy, and other flooding events and tornadoes.
Weigel said he is reminded of the fall of 2008, when the Southeast faced a gas shortage when Hurricane Gustav wrecked refineries along the gulf Coast, disrupting fuel supplies.
... since money was routed to it in 2006. Initially, engineers had to develop models that map how water flows and how salt levels affect vegetation throughout the basin.
The deluge poured three times the amount of rain as Hurricane Katrina, and experts have called it the worst U.S. natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy. ... She was there through Katrina, Gustav and Isaac without water ever getting into the house. She ...
She pointed to a project completed in 2014, when 21 canals on the east bank were cleared through a Gustav/Ike Community Development Block Grant for disaster recovery projects.
More were disturbed later that year during Rita. It happened again in 2008 during Gustav and Ike. The work was particularly grim after Hurricane Isaac in 2012 because many of the 200 or so coffins that washed up on levees along the Mississippi River ...
Now, who in their right mind would paint half a wall? Typical of insurance companies - get your money, then deny the claim. I am living proof of that from Hurricane Gustav. Before it is over, it will be typical of most government programs, confusion ...
The entire steeple of St. Paul's Church was destroyed in 2008 by Hurricane Gustav. After seven years of hard work and the generosity of many, the steeple was completed and raised in December 2015.
We didn't have money to pay for the cleaning," Robottom said. After hurricanes Gustav and Ike struck, St. John the Baptist Parish was awarded $946,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, funds to survey, permit and clean all of its ...
"And my city experienced flooding this past March greater than what we saw in Hurricane Gustav," Simmons said, having had 20 inches of rainfall in Greenville over a 24-hour period earlier this year.
... 2005 hurricanes Katrina and Rita slammed into Louisiana, with resulting flooding in the Lake Charles area as well as greater New Orleans, trees have been in recovery.
After flooding from Hurricane Gustav in 2008, Pecan Acres residents joined in a class action suit, claiming the parish was derelict in its drainage management.
In past storms, like Hurricane Gustav in 2008, the state's Health Department had a different name, more than twice as many employees and a public hospital system full of resources and staff at its disposal.
Nicknamed "Jack the Cat," the 10-year-old feline was rescued by Walker and her family the day before Hurricane Gustav hit the Baton Rouge area in 2008 when they found him near a hotel. Walker says she and friends have searched everywhere that they ...
Hurricane Gustav, at Category 2, made landfall Sept. 1 near Cocodrie, LA. Greg Fountain, Jefferson County Emergency Management Coordinator, recalled Gustav.
He was flooded out of his house when Hurricane Gustav hit Louisiana in 2008. Richard is an undersized back at 5-foot-8. He made the Raiders' roster despite missing two preseason games with a knee injury.
The last major flood in Pecan Acres occurred during Hurricane Gustav in 2008. Back then, residents blamed the flood on a drainage pump that failed, causing a canal to overflow and overtop a nearby levee and flooding more than 100 homes in the Pecan ...
During the evening hours of September 5th, 1996, Hurricane Fran roared ashore Cape Fear, North Carolina as a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph and a minimum central pressure of 954 mb.
The $14.8 million, 13-mile project has been paid for through Community Building Development Grant money and has undergone major renovations since hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 and Gustav and Ike in 2008. Being constructed in three phases, the ...
The previous record-holders were Hurricane Gustav in 2008 (four days), and the January 2014 winter storm (three days). Last month's historic flooding in the Baton Rouge area shuttered the 19th Judicial District Court for six straight workdays -- Aug ...
Gov. Rick Scott trudged down the street, through mud and tree branches, around disconnected power lines, surveying the damage that the first hurricane to hit Florida in 11 years caused in the capital city. "You doing OK?" he called out to a man ...
With no hurricane protection levees, and delay after delay in the Morganza hurricane protection study, the people who were in the know were really getting concerned for the survival of Terrebonne Parish.
In 2005, the week before Labor Day brought Hurricane Katrina, which had leveled the Mississippi coast and breached a New Orleans levee, flooding the city.
The Labor day Storm of September 1, 2009, Hurricane Gustav, placed the highest sustained winds of any storm ever recorded on our doorsteps at 61, gusting to 91.
It broke during Hurricane Gustav, and the Parish paid out a multi million dollar settlement. The Investigative Unit learned that pump had a problem with the switch before the epic flooding we experienced weeks ago.
Bergeron had lived in Louisiana through both Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Gustav - she was at her sister's house for the latter disaster when it flooded out.
At the same time, output from the Gulf of Mexico suffered a number of setbacks, including Hurricane Gustav in 2008 and the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.
Cormier says the last time an aerial spray took place was back in 2008 after Hurricane Gustav. The service costs between $250,000-$275,000, which Cormier says will be reimbursed by FEMA.





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