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2008-09-18 09:00:07

By JON GAMBRELL By Jon Gambrell The Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas Residents of this hurricane-wrecked island city launched an ill- advised attempt to return to their crippled hometown Wednesday but instead fumed in hours of gridlocked traffic only to be turned away at the bridge. Traffic backed up for 20 miles along Interstate 45, the one route onto Galveston Island, jockeying for position with utility workers, repair crews and police trying to begin repairs to the city wrecked...

2008-09-18 09:00:07

By Jon Gambrell Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- Residents trying to get back to this hurricane-ravaged city Wednesday spent hours fuming in gridlocked traffic, only to be turned away at the bridge by officials worried that the crippled island can't accommodate that many people. Traffic backed up for 20 miles along I-45, the one route onto Galveston Island, with residents jockeying for position with utility workers, repair crews and police trying to begin repairs to the city wrecked...

2008-09-18 06:00:38

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Of the 29 natural gas treating facilities that took the brunt of the force when Hurricane Ike came ashore, an estimated 14 plants remain operational. However, phone service in the Gulf Coast region is still spotty, and of the 29 plants, 11 could not be contacted. Some of the unconfirmed plants could be out of service in order to assess damage, and others could be out of phone service. Enterprise Products Partners L.P.'s (NYSE:EPD)...

2008-09-18 06:00:28

By James C. McKinley Jr. Sheryl Gay Stolberg contributed reporting from Houston, and Thayer Evans from Galveston, Texas. * An army of line crews from 31 states has converged on eastern Texas to help deal with the largest power failure in this large state's history. Officials say they fear it could take weeks to restore power in some places, like Galveston and the towns near the Louisiana border, because Hurricane Ike knocked out major transmission lines, substations have been...

2008-09-18 03:00:12

Thousands of victims of Hurricane Ike settled in at shelters for what could be weeks, and others waited wearily in line for food, water, ice and gasoline yesterday. It became increasingly clear the disaster along the Texas coast would be measured not by its death toll but by the misery it spread. Almost three days after the storm steamrolled the coast, the extent of the damage still was coming into focus, with rescue teams finally reaching some of the hardest- hit and most inaccessible...

2008-09-17 16:51:30

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Resources Inc. (Nasdaq:ROSE) ("Rosetta" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed a preliminary operations review following Hurricane Ike. This update pertains to Rosetta's Gulf of Mexico offshore properties, Texas inland state water properties, and onshore South Texas properties and production facilities. Rosetta's Gulf of Mexico offshore and Texas inland state water properties, which are all unmanned, were shut in on...

2008-09-17 09:05:00

Some areas of Texas hit by Hurricane Ike may be without electricity for several weeks, utility officials said. Meanwhile, city officials in hard-hit Galveston, Texas, suspended their look-and-leave policy that allowed residents to return to check on their homes, The Galveston County Daily News reported CenterPoint Energy officials said up to half of its customers in Houston and surrounding areas may be without power for up to a week, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday. The company...

2008-09-17 09:00:53

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Public Utilities Commission of Texas (Austin, Texas) estimates that Hurricane Ike caused up to 2.87 million homes and businesses to lose power. On Tuesday morning, 2.1 million homes and businesses were still without power throughout the 80 Texas counties that were estimated to have been affected. CenterPoint Energy Incorporated (NYSE:CNP) (Houston, Texas) was the largest distribution company to suffer damage from Hurricane...

2008-09-17 09:00:31

Gasoline supplies to be tight through September in Texas AUSTIN, the United States, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Due to damage caused by Hurricane Ike, gasoline supplies will be tight throughout September in Texas, local media said Tuesday. In Texas, which accounts for 22 percent of the nation's refining capacity, refineries remain closed. Primary assessments show that 14 Gulf Coast refineries sustained only minor or moderate damage, but it could take two weeks or more to restart many of the...

2008-09-17 09:00:04

By Juana Long Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- The few hundred holdouts on Texas' ravaged Bolivar Peninsula will be required to leave in the next few days, and officials said Tuesday they are ready to use emergency powers to empty the barrier island scraped clean by Hurricane Ike. Judge Jim Yarbrough, the top elected official in Galveston County, said the roughly 250 people who defied warnings they would be killed if they rode out the storm in the rural coastal community are a "hardy...


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Low Pressure Development Near The Gulf Coast
2012-06-15 02:30:39

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...

Heavy Rain Batters The Gulf Coast From Louisiana To The Florida Panhandle
2012-07-10 17:50:51

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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