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"Back during [Hurricane] Ike, my son's house down in San Leon was not destroyed, but damaged quite a bit - and I was down there working a lot and Red Cross was down there passing out food, which really made a difference in the working and knowing people were out there caring about what we were ...
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department in the past 10 years has worked on restoration projects to help public oyster reefs destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008, for the benefit of commercial fishermen and oyster consumers, Rodney said. Those reefs have been sub-tidal, meaning they're farther from the ...

The idea for a coastal barrier has been floated since Hurricane Ike hit the Galveston area in 2008 but congressional funding remains a problem. "The numbers make sense," said state Sen. Larry Taylor, a Republican from Friendswood who's tried for years to get federal funding for a coastal barrier.
The information's not required in real estate documents, and the last time the evacuation zone map was activated was during hurricane Ike: nearly 10 years ago. Officials also say around a million people have moved to Houston from other locations, and may not know how to evacuate. Is Houston ready for ...
Pasadena Municipal Courts had been temporarily operating at the former City Hall building known as Old City Hall on Southmore since Hurricane Harvey flooding damaged the building on Shaw in August. The Shaw site will be used until the planned facility opens, Lindberg said. hurricane Ike had forced a ...
The Houston Chronicle reports that several school districts, cities and other government agencies are still waiting for a Texas insurer to pay nearly $60 million in claims from Hurricane Ike, adding to more insurance worries in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Texas windstorm Insurance Association ...

It was Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, when Hurricane Ike ripped through the Houston area, claiming the lives of dozens in Texas. The powerful category 2 storm ravaged the gulf Coast after making landfall that day around 2 a.m., flattening homes and obliterating entire towns and creating a huge storm surge that ...
A wind storm from Hurricane Ike threw a knockout punch at the Tri-State on Sept. 14, 2008, cutting power to 782,000 of Duke's 900,000 customers and paralyzing some neighborhoods and communities for up to a week. Five people - three in the Cincinnati area, two in nearby Indiana - were killed by falling ...
... Since Last Hurricane Hit TX. Meteorologist Domenica Davis looks at hurricane Ike, which was the last hurricane to hit Texas nine years ago. .... Harvey is the first Texas landfalling hurricane in almost nine years, since infamous hurricane Ike devastated the Upper Texas coast. Harvey made landfall on the ...
Hurricane Harvey is less than 24 hours away from the Texas coast and residents might be feeling out of practice when it comes to dealing with major storms. Harvey's arrival will mark the first hurricane to hit Texas since Ike, as well as the first hurricane of that magnitude to hit Texas in more than a decade.
Coincidentally, this date also marked the anniversary of hurricane Ike's landfall in the TCI as a category four storm nine years ago. Giving an overview of the damage sustained, Dr Clerveaux recalled that hurricane Irma resulted in widespread catastrophic damage throughout the TCI, leaving no island or cay untouched, with ...
Nine entities are still awaiting payment for claims filed over damages from Hurricane Ike in 2008 from the Texas windstorm insurance Association, a quasi-governmental group that serves as an insurer of last resort for an area of coastal Texas that includes 14 counties and a slice of Harris County.
Nine entities are still awaiting payment for claims filed over damages from Hurricane Ike in 2008 from the Texas windstorm insurance Association, .... reasons TWIA is treated differently: It's the state's insurer of last resort, it's funded differently than private insurers, and, at one point after Hurricane Ike, there ...
hurricane Ike would be a level 4, meaning it caused between $10 billion and $50 billion. Level 5s are intentionally rare, to prevent the public from feeling like officials are always crying wolf, Pilkington said. At over $50 billion, only dangerous storms aimed at massive population centers -- like hurricanes ...
Houston - Many people are beginning to wonder if there is a correlation between hurricanes and snowfall in Houston. After all, Friday's snowfall comes right after Hurricane Harvey. Back in 2008 we got 1.4 inches of snow the winter after hurricane Ike hit us. Is this a real pattern, or just a coincidence?
The $4.3 million project is funded by a Texas General Land Office grant related to Hurricane Ike recovery, according to the Beaumont-based construction company, which has a ribbon-cutting ceremony schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 29, along with Galveston County and the High Island Independent school ...
... for the catastrophic flooding in Central Louisiana in 2016, Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Hurricane Ike in 2008, and Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Between hurricane Ike in 2008 and the prolonged drought of 2011, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center saw half of its trees topple and die.
Without the extreme winds of a storm like hurricane Ike in 2008, animals were better equipped to weather Harvey's floods--deer, for example, ...
... ruling affirming that fireman's Fund insurance Co. doesn't owe additional coverage on the malls' claims for Hurricane Ike damage, saying the ...
For some context, in recent U.S. history the worst outage was in 2008, when the greater Houston area was ravaged by hurricane Ike and about ...
After Hurricane Ike left the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston under water in 2008, part of the infrastructure recovery plan ...
Bertha Neal-Eley was the facility manager for a Houston insurance company when Hurricane Ike hit nearly a decade ago. The storm damaged ...
A sprawling new public housing project in Galveston, Texas, has replaced a similar development that was destroyed in Hurricane Ike.
... industry hasn't been calculated yet, but there's evidence that it might be less than initially feared and perhaps not as costly as hurricane Ike.
... Costa Verde resort in Holguin when Hurricane Irma struck - nine years to the day after the same holiday was disrupted by Hurricane Ike.
It was Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, when hurricane Ike ripped through the Houston area, claiming the lives of dozens in Texas. The powerful ...
A wind storm from hurricane Ike threw a knockout punch at the Tri-State on Sept. 14, 2008, cutting power to 782,000 of Duke's 900,000 ...
Meteorologist Domenica Davis looks at hurricane Ike, which was the last hurricane to hit Texas nine years ago.
Hurricane Harvey is less than 24 hours away from the Texas coast and residents might be feeling out of practice when it comes to dealing with ...
In addition to helming the restaurant, Smith served on City Council from 1994 to 2008, resigning when hurricane Ike destroyed "The Cow," as she called it. With a wall, the upstairs roof and everything downstairs gone, Smith closed the popular eatery and moved to Wisconsin to be closer to family there.
The figure is only one-fifth of Hurricane Ike's $1 billion agriculture losses ... of those caused by Hurricane Ike in 2008 (estimated at $960 million) ...
Constructing such a system has been discussed since 2008, when Hurricane Ike shifted course at the last minute, narrowly sparing populated, ...
A wind storm from hurricane Ike threw a knockout punch at the Tri-State on Sept. 14, 2008, cutting power to 782,000 of Duke's 900,000 ...
Albuquerque, N.M. - With his truck all packed up, Forrest Brandenburg is ready to drive to Houston and give back to his hometown.
This was certainly true of Hurricane Ike in 2008. It hit southeastern Texas in September, ultimately causing more than $30 billion in damages.
When Hurricane Ike hit the area in 2008, almost 300 facilities released chemicals and an Associated Press report published a month after the ...
San Antonio - If Hurricane Harvey had tracked just 30 miles West, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it would have been a "much different story" for ...
Damages caused by Hurricane Harvey could easily surpass the $12.5 billion of insured losses inflicted by hurricane Ike in 2008, experts said ...
Studio Outside's "Storm + Sand + sea + Strand--Barrier Island Resiliency Planning for Galveston Island State Park" predicts severe land loss due to sea-level ...
Officials said the bayou is even higher than it was during Hurricane Ike, which is creating concern for those who might be affected in nearby ...
The storm is set to be the first hurricane to make landfall on the Texas coast since hurricane Ike in 2008. Aside from savage winds and storm ...
... for the Bolivar Peninsula, a sand spit near Galveston where many homes were washed away by the storm surge of Hurricane Ike in 2008.
Texas has not had a hurricane since 2008 when Hurricane Ike made landfall in Galveston. The Category Four hurricane caused dozens of ...
Another couple from Houston stayed there for hurricane Ike in 2008 and lived through many days without water and electricity.
Some islanders were preparing to ride out the storm because they regretted leaving during Hurricane Ike, which struck in 2008. At the time, the ...
Before Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Southeast Texas, it's a good idea to look at the lessons of the last hurricane to hit the area, ...
By comparison, Hurricane Ike was a Category 4 storm with winds as high as 145 miles per hour when it struck Galveston Island in September ...
Meteorologist Domenica Davis looks at hurricane Ike, which was the last hurricane to hit Texas nine years ago.
The last big storm to hit the area was Hurricane Ike in 2008. And more than a million people have moved here since then. That means many ...


 

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