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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 ...
DAISETTA - A clock that kept time on the front of a Main Street building in Daisetta for more than 60 years was stolen earlier this month.
The last beach re-nourishment was in 2009, when sand was hauled by truck to restore beaches chewed away by hurricane Ike in September 2008.
Much of the research and many proposals were prompted by Hurricane Ike, which hit on September 13, 2008, and was a Category 2 storm in terms of wind, with surge levels more like those of a larger storm.
Some officials think the fund should be reserved for significant, one-time expenditures like cleaning up after Hurricane Ike. The fund was established toward the end of an oil and gas and real estate slump in the 1980s. That economic downturn resulted ...
He said that though Rodriquez always looked out for his family and friends, something changed after hurricane Ike stormed through the area in 2008.
Hurricane Katrina in 2005 tops the list at $16.3 billion, followed by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, $8.4 billion; hurricane Ike in 2008, $2.7 billion; and Louisiana floods of 2016, $2.1 billion. Torrential rains that swamped Houston and East Texas in 2015 ...
... concept have longed bemoaned the lack of a prominent state official to champion construction of a costal barrier that could protect Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula from a storm surge like the devastating one generated by hurricane Ike in ...
In response to the rumor that Prichard was really fired for pulling a gun on writers, Prichard explained that he had to travel for work with the gun in his possession due to being forced to evacuate his home following hurricane Ike and that the story ...
The weather gurus at the Weather Prediction Center were also flabbergasted by the August flood in South Louisiana. In fact, it was the fourth largest flood disaster in U.S.
Past trips include building homes for Habitat for Humanity following Hurricane Katrina, cleaning up damage from hurricane Ike in Texas and working with the homeless at soup kitchens in Washington, D.C., and New York City. This year, the students ...
hurricane Ike, the third costliest hurricane in U.S. history, hit Galveston as a Category 2 hurricane in 2008, wreaking $29.5 billion worth of damage on the gulf Coast with its high storm surge and sustained winds, according to the National Oceanic and ...
Hurricane Katrina in 2005 tops the list at $16.3 billion, followed by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, $8.4 billion; hurricane Ike in 2008, $2.7 billion; and Louisiana floods of 2016, $2.1 billion. Torrential rains that swamped Houston and other parts of ...
If Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 or Hurricane Ike in 2008 didn't teach us a lesson or two about flooding, the Memorial Day flood and tax Day event in 2016 surely did.
The record holder is still hurricane Ike in 2008. "There's probably not a day that goes by that I don't think about the ramifications of it," Eberling said.
"Only Hurricane Ike in 2008 caused more storm losses than last year's hailstorms," said Mark Hanna, a spokesperson for the insurance Council of Texas.
"After helping guide Jefferson County through the aftermath of hurricane Ike as county attorney in 2008, Jeff Branick was elected county judge in 2010 in the shadow of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A well-known Houston veterinarian and her boyfriend are accused of hiring a hitman to murder each of their exes. Valerie McDaniel and Leon Jacobs are accused of hatching the twisted plot, according to Click2Houston.
Those friends helped the restaurant weather oil busts, stock-market dips, recessions and its darkest moment: the night in September 2008 when flames engulfed the building as hurricane Ike ripped through Houston. (Sadly, an employee and his daughter ...
And hurricane Ike, which swept through the area in 2008, forced the closure of a Macy's store that had replaced Foley's.
For 15 years, the Mostyn Law Firm used Quinney to perform damage calculations and expert services related to the firm's Hurricane Ike and other property damage cases - approximately 15,000 projects in total, according to the original petition.
Hurricane Ike was in 2008. It's been nearly a decade, and we are no closer to protecting our most vulnerable residents or industrial facilities.
Reserve funds were used as emergency cash to fund the city's problems associated with Hurricane Ike, to the tune of almost $1.2 million.
Just before 2008's Hurricane Ike hit the Houston area, I learned the importance of a 72-hour kit and made preparations for the storm.
Houston's City Council approved a $12.4 million request to replace Ellington Airport's hurricane Ike-damaged air traffic control tower, another step in the former military base's transformation into a spaceport.
New Orleans - A federal appeals court has upheld an award of summary judgment to an insurer in a hurricane Ike action, ruling that the policyholder failed to show that she reasonably relied on alleged misrepresentations made by her insurance agent ...
The current tower was damaged by Hurricane Ike in 2008 and is supported by steel beams, the Chronicle reports. The new tower will stand at 143 feet, or nearly twice as tall as the existing structure, per the Chronicle.
NSU's Baptist Collegians Ministry leaders are taking students to Baton Rouge, LA. to help out after the hurricane that hit in August 2016.
March 08--The City Council will consider a $12.4 million request to replace Ellington Airport's aging and Hurricane Ike-damaged air traffic control tower, another step in the former military base's transformation into a spaceport to handle craft that ...
Weeks later she was involved again in the aftermath of the equally destructive hurricane Rita, and again in 2008 when Hurricane Ike struck. Now in an executive position with the Macquarie Group, the Aberdeen University graduate remains on stand-by for ...
Born from a weather system that packed two supercells as it moved through Indiana, the tornado traversed a region of the state that knows what powerful storms look like.
Volunteers from Kauai went to New York City after 9/11, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina and Texas after Hurricane Ike. Internationally, Kauai volunteers have been deployed to Guam after a typhoon struck in 2002, and American Samoa after a tsunami hit ...
Garten has worked on a number of high-profile incidents, including the Big Turnaround Fire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Georgia, the Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park in California, and hurricane Ike ...
As part of a hurricane Ike recovery program, for example, Houston's housing department offered 259 low- and moderate-income families the option of having their storm-damaged homes rebuilt in place or elsewhere in the city.
One insurance adjuster, Tim Maloney said, "The lawsuits that we receive - I've been served over 400 times since Hurricane Ike - they're boilerplate. They're all the same, the allegations are the same." Mr. Maloney is one of many to testify before a ...
Digging deeper: Beaumont woman still waiting for Ike repairs. A walk around Carolyn Brown's property reveals lingering damage from hurricane Ike, including gaping holes around the windows as well as the front door. Brandi Smith, KBMT 4:54 PM.
In This Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 photo, a damaged Galveston Island Transit trolley sits in the city's trolley barn in Galveston, Texas, where it has been stored since being flooded during hurricane Ike in 2008. The city council voted to approve a ...
Since that time and after hurricane Ike the campaign funds have not flowed at the same rate during annual campaigns. She attributes that to contributors moving away from the area, companies downsizing, and the lack of new industry/companies moving into ...
McCoy was referring to hurricane Ike that devastated the area in 2008 in which hurricane Ike recovery funds were used to rebuild.
Annie remained in the store location with the exception of Hurricane Ike in 2008. The store was damaged and a trailer was put in the parking lot so customers could get the essentials as Bridge City worked to rebuild.
Over the past few years in Texas the trial bar has developed a legal strategy, perfected on hurricane Ike claims, that makes the insurance claims process more complicated than it has to be - and ultimately more costly - by encouraging homeowners to ...


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