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GALVESTON, Texas - Hundreds of people whose beachfront homes were wrecked by Hurricane Ike might be barred from rebuilding under a little-noticed Texas law. And even those whose houses were spared could end up seeing them condemned by the state.
Officials say Hurricane Ike has left utilities in Houston with a huge repair bill that will most likely result in higher electricity rates for area residents.
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By Anonymous Oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are restoring production in the wake of hurricanes Ike and Gustav, the Minerals Management Service said today.
Authorities in hurricane-hit Galveston, Texas, say residents can start returning home at mid-week now that nearly half the city's water system is working again. Residents can begin returning at 6 a.m.
By Cain Burdeau and Angela K. Brown Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- Rats, raw sewage and a no-excuses curfew await exiled residents who try to return to storm-wrecked Galveston Island when it reopens this week, officials warned Saturday, a week after Hurricane Ike came thundering ashore.
Oncor's work is done in East Texas, according to Oncor Senior Vice President for Distribution Brenda Pulis. As of Saturday, every home or business in southeast Texas affected by Hurricane Ike that could take electricity had power. Some homes and businesses may be too damaged to be restored.
By Juan A. Lozano and Christopher Sherman Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- Hurricane Ike's death toll kept creeping higher Friday, a week after the storm's winds arrived, though there were signs of progress on Galveston Island and back on the mainland.
BEAUMONT, Texas, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Texas, Inc. today reports more than 214,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Ike now have power. With almost 178,000 still in need of electricity, that puts the restoration rate at 55 percent.
Medical officials in Texas treating patients for Hurricane Ike-related maladies or other ailments say the storm also created a near health disaster. The Texas public health commission warned of a public health crisis if post-hurricane conditions persist for long, the USA Today.
As of 2:30pm Friday afternoon an area of disturbed weather has intensified in coverage over the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. At this time the NHC has given the area a 0% of development. As it continues to track westward across the Gulf of Mexico it will bring increased winds/seas and heavy precipitation to the area. Severe weather also can’t be ruled out with this system as it continues westward over the next couple of days. Places that are going to be impacted with increased seas will be any...
GULF COAST UNITED STATES The weekend of June 8-10, 2012 was one of the wettest weekends in a very long time for this region. Thunderstorms and very heavy rain started in the middle of the afternoon on Friday and continued all the way through Sunday Night. An upper level feature began to slide through Eastern Texas towards the Gulf of Mexico and this interacted with a quasi-stationary front that was situated along the Northern Gulf Coast. The two features acted together to create a very...
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