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Latest Tropical Storm Edouard Stories

2008-08-05 15:00:03

By Kevin Moran and Dale Lezon, Houston Chronicle Aug. 5--Bands of heavy rain and high winds lashed the upper Texas Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Edouard made landfall early today and slogged toward the Houston area and farther inland.

2008-08-05 12:00:59

By Brett Clanton, Kristen Hays and Tom Fowler, Houston Chronicle Aug. 5--Major energy companies operating along and in the Gulf of Mexico are starting to bring operations back up to speed after pausing for Tropical Storm Edouard's passage.

2008-08-05 12:00:03

Tropical Storm Edouard made landfall Tuesday morning in Texas south of the Louisiana border, packing 60 mph winds, U.S. forecasters reported. At 10 a.m..

2008-08-05 12:00:00

By Kevin Moran and Dale Lezon, Houston Chronicle Aug. 5--Bands of heavy rain and high winds lashed the upper Texas Gulf Coast early today as Tropical Storm Edouard made landfall, but Galveston avoided the severe weather that had been feared.

2008-08-05 09:00:03

Residents on either side of the Texas-Louisiana state line Tuesday braced for Tropical Storm Edouard to make landfall. Tropical storm-force winds flogged parts of the shoreline before dawn Tuesday as forecasters predicted Edouard would gain strength as it approached land, CNN reported.

2008-08-05 09:00:03

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- Residents along the Texas and Louisiana coasts prepared Monday for Tropical Storm Edouard, which was rolling through the warm waters of the Gulf and threatening to reach near- hurricane strength before making landfall. In Louisiana, Gov.

2008-08-05 03:00:31

By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--BEAUMONT -- Though the latest forecasts indicate Tropical Storm Edouard will mostly likely make landfall just due-east of Galveston, Jefferson County is taking no chances and has opted to close the courthouse Tuesday.

2008-08-05 03:00:03

By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug.

2008-08-04 21:00:03

Tropical storm warnings were posted Monday from the mouth of the Mississippi River to along the Texas Gulf as Tropical Storm Edouard picked up steam. At 8 p.m.

2008-08-04 15:00:49

By Brett Clanton, Tom Fowler and Kristen Hays, Houston Chronicle Aug. 4--Energy companies with Gulf Coast operations were rushing this morning to prepare for Tropical Storm Edouard after the surprise storm drifted closer to the Texas and Louisiana coastline.


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