Hurricane Ike

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Name: Hurricane Ike
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

DETCOG assigns contractors to build 42 houses for Hurricane Ike disaster recovery

JASPER, TX (News Release) -Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) Executive Director, Walter Diggles, announced Thursday that that the DETCOG/Texas General Land Office (TxGLO) Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery Housing Program has 42 site-constructed ... [Published KTRE - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Armand Bayou water levels approached historic levels

HCN NEWS SERVICESHeavy rains the last two days led to an unusually high level of water at Armand Bayou at Genoa-Red Bluff in Pasadena.The bayou topped out at 12.3 feet Thursday, higher than after Hurricane Claudette (12.0) in 1979 but not as high as after ... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane Ike Claim Leads to $254,000 in Attorney Fees

Hart Green, a partner in Beaumont’s Weller, Green, Toups & TerrellTo win a Hurricane Ike-related claim against State Farm defendants, Hart Green faced several potential roadblocks. Among those was a conflicted jury verdict. But his clients won a $329,343 ... [Published Texas Lawyer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Harris County’s New EOC Equipped to Serve One of the Fastest Growing Regions in the Country

Date: 2014-09-17Harris County, Texas has a new, state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to help local governments and emergency responders serve and protect residents during disasters and emergencies.  Harris County is the third largest county ... [Published 9-1-1 Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sandpit becoming danger in Katy subdivision

KATY, Texas -It's been a large, unsightly nuisance for almost as long as it's been here."We've had a problem with kids going back there partying, drugs, alcohol, things like that," said Stuart McCarty, a neighbor to a water-filled sandpit in a Katy s ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Which States Are The Riskiest To Live In?

If you’re afraid of natural disasters, there’s good news: Ohio ranks in the bottom 10 for states at risk for them. The bad news is, if you were planning to retire in Florida, you’d then be headed to the riskiest state of all. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports: ... [Published IdeaStream - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Remembering Hurricane Ike, six years later

A look back at the storm that ripped through Southeast Texas in September 2 ... [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Sep 16 2014]
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First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ike Dike Project: Protect Texas' Biggest Port

It's a matter of when, not if, another tropical cyclone like Hurricane Ike will again strike the Texas coast. Many scientists and emergency planners warn we're long overdue, and that now is the time to take steps to prevent what could be destruction ... [Published News 8 Austin - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Research Offers New Way to Predict Hurricane Strength and Destruction

Satellite imagery of hurricane Daniel in 2006. A new study by Florida State University (FSU) researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give a better idea of a storm's potential for destruc ... [Published WSAV - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Windstorm coverage needs statewide solution

We'll give Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst credit for at least talking about windstorm insurance coverage. To the dismay of coastal residents, most lawmakers have ignored this chronic problem and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, even when the Legislature ... [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Area Opinions Remember the 1900 storm

Remember the 1900 stormSix years after Hurricane Ike, there’s a palpable sense of fatigue.People are tired of talking about recovery. You can get a sense of that by listening to the members of the Galveston City Council as they talk about wrapping up ... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tropical rain, shipwrecks and record heat

top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 14.1867 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Wellington , while carrying 14,000 bushels of wheat, drove ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]

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"It was a good feeling to go home after that" Green, a partner in Beaumont's Weller, Green, Toups & Terrell, said
"Whether it is a fire, a flood or a hurricane, we now have this new state-of-the-art facility where emergency responders can gather to coordinate efforts and make decisions that are in the best interest of our residents" said Harris County Judge Ed Emmett
...85 billion, bringing TWIA within $1 billion of covering a 1-in-100-year storm. "It's enough to protect us from 98.6% of all modeled events" he said
...traditional breads and treats for the Jewish community here in Houston since 1949," says bakery co-owner and 5th generation baker, Bobby Jucker. "We love that we are able to help friends and family celebrate a sweet new year during Rosh Hashanah, and provide items to break the fast for Yom Kippur. It means so much to us that local Jewish families have been making our bakery a part of their High Holiday traditions for decades."

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Six and Twenty talks gardening [Published Wilmington News Journal - Sep 20 2014]
DETCOG assigns contractors to build 42 houses f... [Published KTRE - Sep 20 2014]
The Harris County Mayors’ & Councils’ Associati... [Published Guidry News - Sep 19 2014]
Armand Bayou water levels approached historic l... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Sep 19 2014]
Hurricane Ike Claim Leads to $254,000 in Attorn... [Published Texas Lawyer - Sep 19 2014]
Houston has the artsiest recycling trucks that ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Sep 18 2014]
Harris County’s New EOC Equipped to Serve One o... [Published 9-1-1 Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Levine: Arrieta Has Career Night, Just Misses N... [Published CBS Chicago.com - Sep 17 2014]
Rescued, again [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Sep 17 2014]
TWIA Manager: Financial Condition Best Since 20... [Published Individual.com - Sep 16 2014]
Three Brothers Bakery Honors High Holiday Tradi... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Sep 16 2014]
Three Brothers Bakery Honors High Holiday Tradi... [Published PRWeb - Sep 16 2014]
Sandpit becoming danger in Katy subdivision [Published Click2Houston.com - Sep 16 2014]
Which States Are The Riskiest To Live In? [Published IdeaStream - Sep 16 2014]
Remembering Hurricane Ike, six years later [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Sep 16 2014]
Ike Dike Project: Protect Texas' Biggest Port [Published News 8 Austin - Sep 15 2014]
Research Offers New Way to Predict Hurricane St... [Published WSAV - Sep 15 2014]
Research offers new way to predict hurricane st... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 15 2014]
Apprio Awarded Mojave Desert Ecosystem GIS/IT P... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Sep 15 2014]
Supporting page: Enabling productive links betw... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 15 2014]
Frozen Gas, Hot Market [Published Risk & Insurance - Sep 15 2014]
Remembering Hurricane Ike six years later [Published KFDM-TV - Sep 15 2014]
Groveton Church of Christ celebrates 90 years o... [Published KTRE - Sep 15 2014]
EDITORIAL: Windstorm coverage needs statewide s... [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Sep 14 2014]
Cedar Rapids flood buyout is history [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 14 2014]
Area Opinions Remember the 1900 storm [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 14 2014]
Tropical rain, shipwrecks and record heat [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
UT Medical Branch rebounds 6 years after Ike [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 14 2014]
Bridge City residents remember Hurricane Ike [Published 12 News Now - Sep 14 2014]
Bill Read's Blog: The 6-year mark of Hurricane Ike [Published Click2Houston.com - Sep 13 2014]
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Two environmental stories [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 23 2014]
Some good news, and some bad news. The bad news: We have an oyster shortage . Add an oyster shortage in Texas Gulf Coast to the problems exacerbated by the state’s years-long drought. But Texas’ dry spell isn’t the only reason the slimy delicacies ...
Fact Checking Group Slams New Democratic Ad for... [Published TIME.com - Aug 14 2014]
The political fact checking site FactCheck.org slammed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Thursday over an ad the group described as deceptive, a characterization the DCCC disputes. The ad was released by the DCCC in the New Jersey race ...
Fact Checking Group Slams New Democratic Ad for... [Published Swampland - Aug 14 2014]
The political fact checking site FactCheck.org slammed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Thursday over an ad the group described as deceptive, a characterization the DCCC disputes. The ad was released by the DCCC in the New Jersey race ...
Ike Dike versus Centennial Gate [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 07 2014]
It’s an academic storm surge mitigation smackdown ! Lawmakers on Monday told representatives of two of Texas’ most distinguished universities to stop feuding and come together on a plan for protecting the Houston region from a storm surge similar ...
Blog post [Published Energy Policy Information Center (EPIC) - Aug 01 2014]
As summer heats up, more Americans spend time venturing into the great outdoors. So many, in fact, that 41 million people traveled 50 miles or more during the Fourth of July holiday, a 2 percent increase over last year. As vacationers flock to popular ...
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