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2010-07-02 13:18:30

Tropical Depression Alex dissipated over the mountains of central Mexico, but his rainy remnants have moved into south, central and western Texas. The GOES-13 satellite is keeping an eye on Alex's remnants as they have prompted flash flood watches in those areas today. The latest imagery from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-13, revealed Alex's remnants over Texas, and showed a lingering stationary front straddling Texas and the Gulf Coast. The front is apparent in...

2009-03-11 12:49:00

Receives EEI Awards for Responding to Gustav, Ike and Assisting Two Other Utilities NEW ORLEANS, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation accepted two national awards Wednesday for its work restoring power after hurricanes Gustav and Ike and for helping two utilities recover from severe weather. It is the 11th consecutive year Entergy has received storm response awards from the Edison Electric Institute. Entergy received an EEI Emergency Recovery Award for restoring power to...

2008-12-11 12:25:00

Hurricane Dolly, Hurricane Gustav, Hurricane Ike, Midwest Flooding, Indiana Tornadoes WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced the top five disasters of 2008, based on the number of people needing shelter, food, and comfort. They are: Hurricane Dolly, Hurricane Gustav, Hurricane Ike, the flooding in the Midwest, and the tornadoes which devastated Indiana. Weather played a disastrous part in many people's lives in 2008. A record number of...

2008-12-01 08:46:00

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season ended Sunday, and not a day too soon. While recent weeks have been quiet, July saw Hurricane Dolly lash South Padre Island, Texas, with 100 MPH winds. Come September, Gustav slammed New Orleans and the Louisiana coast. Ike trashed Galveston, Texas; hammered downtown Houston, and swirled inland, wreaking havoc clear through the Great Lakes. All told, storms killed some 900 people, overwhelmingly Caribbeans, while...

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2008-09-10 09:05:00

By Christopher Sherman / Associated Press With Hurricane Ike steaming into the Gulf of Mexico, Texas emergency officials Tuesday stood ready to order 1 million people evacuated from the impoverished Rio Grande Valley and tried to convince tens of thousands of illegal immigrants that they have less to fear from the Border Patrol than from the storm. Emergency planning officials were meeting all day to decide if and when to announce a mandatory evacuation for coastal counties close to the...

2008-09-08 09:00:04

By BRIAN SKOLOFF By Brian Skoloff The Associated Press KEY WEST, Fla. With powerful Hurricane Ike on an uncertain course toward the Gulf of Mexico, many on these low-lying islands took a wait-and-see approach to evacuation orders Sunday, perhaps a harbinger of the attitudes to come from Louisiana and Texas residents returned from an arduous evacuation and already showing signs of "hurricane fatigue." Forecasts show Ike crossing Cuba and skirting Key West by Tuesday on a trek to the...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $7,350,171 grant to Texas to create approximately 475 temporary jobs to assist in cleanup and recovery efforts as a result of Hurricane Dolly. "This $7.4 million grant will provide Texans with temporary jobs assisting in disaster relief and clean-up efforts to help communities recover from Hurricane Dolly damage," said Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao. On July 24, the Federal Emergency...

2008-08-04 09:00:04

The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Tropical Storm Edouard formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, and forecasters expected it to bring high winds and several inches of rain to the coasts of western Louisiana and eastern Texas. Forecasters made Edouard, packing 50-mph sustained winds, the fifth tropical storm of the 2008 hurricane season. They expected the storm to strengthen and said it could reach near-hurricane strength by the time it made landfall in Texas sometime Tuesday morning....

2008-07-31 15:00:35

GREENWICH, Conn., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America has donated 222,234 half-liter bottles of Ozarka(R) Brand Natural Spring Water to citizens and disaster relief workers affected by last week's Category 2 Hurricane Dolly. AmeriCares and the American Red Cross, along with local, on-the-ground agencies, are distributing the donations throughout the region. The first hurricane to strike the U.S. since September 2007, Hurricane Dolly hit Southeastern Texas on Wednesday, July...

2008-07-28 12:01:00

Hurricane Dolly made such a mess of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas that officials estimated Monday it will take at least another week to recover. About half of the residents of Raymondville and some 60 percent of outlying areas remained without power Sunday, five days after Dolly bulldozed through with wind gusts of 90 to 95 mph, The San Antonio Express-News reports. We've been going since about 9 o'clock Monday morning, and we anticipate we'll be going another week to 10 days, said Frank...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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