Latest Effects of Hurricane Ike in Texas Stories
Experts attribute Hurricane Ikeâ€™s projected storm surge inland to its large mass rather than its strength, meaning that residents of coastal Texas and Louisiana can expect more water and larger waves.
By Paul Davidson Wholesale gasoline prices rose Thursday as Hurricane Ike roared through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening Texas oil refineries and raising fears that prices at the pump could again climb to nosebleed territory -- if only briefly.
By JUAN A. LOZANO Hurricane Ike, with sustained winds of 100 mph, is set to hit Texas this weekend.
Hurricane Ike grew in size but not strength as it churned through the Gulf of Mexico Thursday toward the Texas coast, forecasters said.
The frail and elderly were put aboard buses Wednesday and authorities warned 1 million others to flee inland as Hurricane Ike steamed toward a swath of the Texas coast that includes the nation's largest concentration of refineries and chemical plants.
HURRICANE Ike moved across the Gulf of Mexico today heading towards Texas after toppling ageing Havana buildings in Cuba.
Hurricane Ike chugged toward the Texas coastline as forecasters Wednesday said the storm should gather steam before making landfall near Corpus Christi. Ike is forecast to land between Corpus Christi and Port Lavaca, Texas, late Friday, AccuWeather.com reported.
By Brian Skoloff KEY WEST, Fla.
Cuba said goodbye, for now, to Hurricane Ike, its rain and 100-mph winds as it pushed out over water, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday The center said Hurricane Ike was located about 250 miles east-southeast of Havana, the NHC said.
By BRIAN SKOLOFF By Brian Skoloff The Associated Press KEY WEST, Fla.
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