Latest Texas hurricanes Stories
By James C. McKinley Jr. Cornelia Dean and Thayer Evans contributed reporting from Galveston, Texas, Staci Semrad from Austin, Texas, and Rachel Mosteller from Houston. * The U.S.
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High winds knocked out power to thousands of West Virginia customers as the remnants of Hurricane Ike moved into the state ahead of a cold front. Appalachian Power Co. says 9,165 state customers lost electrical service Sunday night.
MORGAN CITY, La., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD) announced today the impacts of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
By GORDON JACKSON ST. MARYS -- It's been 110 years since Georgia took a direct hit from a hurricane, causing some people to question if St. Marys would be prepared if the area were hit by a storm like the one in 1898.
Prices for regular gasoline in Rhode Island rose one penny a gallon as of yesterday and averaged $3.58 a gallon, according to a survey by the state Energy Office. Hurricane Ike apparently had no immediate impact on local gasoline prices.
By GRAEME MURRAY A CITY schoolboy was among 26 Scots pupils forced to flee from a raging US hurricane. Ross Thomson, 17, who attends St Aloysius College, Garnethill, was visiting a space centre in Houston, Texas, with the group of schoolchildren and five teachers when Hurricane Ike struck.
Some Texas officials say there will be second thoughts about rebuilding along the coastline where Hurricane Ike came ashore. The hurricane battered homes and businesses in areas where state officials had earlier proposed limiting construction to prevent beach erosion.
The Texas-New Mexico Power Company, a provider of electrical transmission and distribution services, has continued to assess damage caused by Hurricane Ike and is restoring power to more of its customers in the Gulf Coast region of Texas.
By KATHY ADAMS By Kathy Adams | The Virginian-Pilot If you didn't buy that gas for $3.69 Monday, you might be kicking yourself when you pass the pump this morning.
Calm weather is expected, allowing cities to mop up after deadly storms pushed through the U.S. Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes, forecasters said. High pressure building over the country this week should result in the calm conditions over most of the United States, AccuWeather.com reported.
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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