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September 26, 2008

Why Hurricane Ike’s “certain death” warning failed

Why Hurricane Ike’s “certain death” warning failed

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September 16, 2008

Hurricane Ike aerial photos; Galveston suspends ‘look and leave’ policy; President surveys Southeast Texas damage; Shortage of ice must be overcome, White says

Ike Aerial Photos: Hurricane Ike aerial photos

Other Ike News: Galveston suspends ‘look and leave’ policy

President surveys Southeast Texas damage

Shortage of ice must be overcome, White says

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September 15, 2008

Ike victims clamor for food, water, gas; Power back on for 588,000; Survivors found on Bolivar Peninsula; Handful of Galveston mariners living on their boats; ‘Freak’ Hurricane Ike will cost $22 billion; Lack of electrical power hampers Texas recovery from Hurricane Ike

Ike Update: Ike victims clamor for food, water, gas

Power back on for 588,000

Survivors found on Bolivar Peninsula

Handful of Galveston mariners living on their boats

“Freak” Hurricane Ike will cost $22 billion

Lack of electrical power hampers Texas recovery from Hurricane Ike

Illinois residents assess damage after floods

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September 14, 2008

Hurricane Ike Resources (Archived)

Images: Chron.com Damage Slideshow | Rescues
Radar Loop Still
Ike Track/Archive
Zoom | Stormpulse
Infrared Satellite 5 Hr Loop 12 Hr Still
Infrared 5 Hr Loop 12 Hr Loop Still
Visible 5 Hr Loop 12 Hr Loop Still
Computer Models From SFWMD.gov | U.S. Watches/Warnings/Advisories
Weather Conditions/Forecasts: Galveston Weather | Warnings Map
Houston | Warnings Map
Dallas/Fort Worth | Warnings Map
Corpus Christi | Warnings Map
Austin | Warnings Map
San Antonio | Warnings Map
Lafayette, La. | Warnings Map
Shreveport, La. |Warnings Map
New Orleans | Warnings Map
Media Coverage/Live Streams: Fox News | CNN | MSNBC
Houston TV: KHOU 11 Live Stream
KPRC 2 Live Stream | KTRK 13
Live Stream | KRIV 26 Live Stream
AM: KTRH 740 Live Audio | Newspaper: Houston Chronicle
New Orleans: Nola.com | WDSU-TV 6
Corpus Christi TV: KIII 3 | KRIS 6 | KZTV 10
Austin TV: KEYE 42 | KVUE 24 | KXAN 36
DFW TV: KDFW-TV 4 | KTVT-TV 11 | KXAS-TV 5 | WFAA-TV 8
Latest Stories (Older stories below images): Latest from Google News
Galveston mayor: ‘You cannot live here’: Nearly 2,000 rescued
FEMA struggles to deliver much-needed supplies; Highway flooding makes mess; one in four customers now have power
‘Crazy hardhead’ stays behind in Surfside
Hurricane remnants blamed for 3 deaths in Midwest
Ike’s death toll is at 21 in 9 states
By air, boat and truck, search on for Ike victims
At least 940 people have been rescued in aftermath
Couple ‘floated on staircases’ to keep from drowning
Crystal Beach hit hard
Perry declares island off limits
Perry calls Ike rescue operation biggest ever
Powerless: More than 99 percent of region in the dark
City trying to get water pressure fixed
Ike roars ashore in Galveston, weakens to Category 1 storm as 2.9 million lose power
As day breaks, first reports of devastation roll in: Eye came ashore 2:10 a.m. in Galveston, 110 mph winds, just shy of Cat. 3 storm
Galveston resident: ‘I am afraid for everyone here’
In Galveston, the feel of a haunted house
Ike weakens, downgraded to tropical storm
Ike surge breaches, overtops some levees, floods homes, roadways across Louisiana
Stranded Galveston residents call in vain for rescues
Hurricane Centers: AccuWX | Nat. Hurricane Ctr | Weather.com | Wunderground
Blogs/Boards: Brendan Loy | Eastern U.S. WX Forum | Wunder Blog
WXnation Weather/Live Webcams: Houston Weather Live Webcams
Dallas/Fort Worth Weather Live Webcams
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Austin Weather Live Webcams
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Lafayette, La. Weather Live Webcams
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New Orleans Weather Live Webcams



Ike at Landfall:

Older Stories:
Flooding rampant as powerful Ike continues approach
Hurricane Ike sends waves crashing as it barrels toward Texas
Monster Ike begins hammering SE Texas; Storm about 600 miles across
Houston official: 1,250 calls to 911 in 24 hours
Residents warned of 'certain death'
Hurricane Ike shifts toward Galveston
Experts: Giant Ike's size driving massive storm surge
Texans begin to flee low-lying areas; Galveston mayor urges evacuation of Isle’s western end
Evacuations ordered; Hurricane watch issued for Texas Coast
Hurricane Ike may hit Texas with 15-foot storm surge
Hurricane Ike focuses on Texas Coast
Hurricane Ike batters Cuba for a second day
Ike set to bypass Keys, but Gulf Coast worries
Ike may miss Florida Keys
Beware of ‘hurricane fatigue,’ officials warn
Ike set to hammer Cuba, on path for Gulf of Mexico
Ike’s path heading away from South Florida
Sept. 6: Hurricane Ike becomes ‘extremely dangerous’ Cat. 4
Sept. 5: Florida Keys evacuation ordered for Hurricane Ike
Sept. 1: Tropical Storm Ike forms, hurricane possible

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September 13, 2008

Ike roars ashore in Galveston, weakens to Category 1 storm 2.9 million lose power; As day breaks, first reports of devastation roll in; Galveston resident: ‘I am afraid for everyone here’

Hurricane Ike’s Devastation: Ike roars ashore in Galveston, weakens to Category 1 storm as 2.9 million lose power

As day breaks, first reports of devastation roll in: The eye of the storm powered ashore at 2:10 a.m. at Galveston with 110 mph winds, just shy of a Category 3 storm.

Galveston resident: ‘I am afraid for everyone here’

In Galveston, the feel of a haunted house

Images, Live Streams, Etc.

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September 12, 2008

Stranded Galveston residents call in vain for rescues; Nearly 510,000 customers without electricity in Houston area; Hurricane Ike packs 110 mph winds as it comes ashore; Storm about 600 miles across

Hurricane Ike Late Friday Update: Stranded Galveston residents call in vain for rescues; Nearly 510,000 customers without electricity in Houston area

Ike Images, Live Streams, Etc.

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Flooding rampant as powerful Ike continues approach; Hurricane Ike sends waves crashing as it barrels toward Texas; Greater Houston faces real possibility of direct hit; 20-foot storm surge potential

Hurricane Ike Nears Texas Coast: Flooding rampant as powerful Ike continues approach | Hurricane Ike sends waves crashing as it barrels toward Texas | Greater Houston faces real possibility of direct hit; 20-foot storm surge potential | Hurricane Ike gains strength, speed

Hurricane Ike Images, Live Streams, Discussions

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Weather officials warn of ‘certain death’

Ike Update: Weather officials warn of ‘certain death’

Track Ike at the WXnation Hurricane Center

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September 11, 2008

Hurricane Ike takes aim on Southeast Texas; Hundreds of thousands in Gulf Coast ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Ike

Hurricane Ike Heads For SE Texas: Hurricane Ike takes aim on Southeast Texas

Hundreds of thousands in Gulf Coast ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Ike

Live Streams/Additional Hurricane Ike Coverage at WXnation Hurricane Center

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September 10, 2008

Texans begin to flee low-lying areas; Galveston mayor urges evacuation of Isle’s western end; Evacuations ordered; Hurricane watch issued for Texas Coast; Hurricane Ike may hit Texas with 15-foot storm surge

Hurricane Ike Update: Texans begin to flee low-lying areas; Galveston mayor urges evacuation of Isle’s western end

Evacuations ordered; Hurricane watch issued for Texas Coast

Hurricane Ike may hit Texas with 15-foot storm surge

Landfall expected Friday night into Saturday morning along Texas Coast between Houston and Corpus Christi as a Category 3 hurricane … Ike is expected to move into Central and then North Texas

Complete Hurricane Coverage: WXnation Hurricane Center

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Hurricane Ike focuses on Texas Coast; Ike batters Cuba for a second day; Poll: One-quarter of Iowans affected financially by disasters; Some fear proton collisions could unleash microscopic black holes dooming Earth

Ike Update: Hurricane Ike focuses on Texas Coast

Hurricane Ike batters Cuba for a second day

Complete Hurricane Ike coverage: WXnation Hurricane Center

Other Weather News: Poll: One-quarter of Iowans affected financially by disasters

Space News: Some fear proton collisions could unleash microscopic black holes dooming Earth

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September 8, 2008

Hurricane Ike set to bypass Keys, but Gulf Coast worries

Ike: Ike set to bypass Keys, but Gulf Coast worriesHurricane Ike resources

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September 7, 2008

Ike may miss Florida Keys; Ike set to hammer Cuba, on path for Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Ike Update: Ike may miss Florida Keys | Ike set to hammer Cuba, on path for Gulf of Mexico | Beware of ‘hurricane fatigue,’ officials warnComplete Hurricane Coverage: WXnation Hurricane Center

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September 4, 2008

Hurricane Ike becomes ‘extremely dangerous’ Cat. 4

Hurricane Ike becomes ‘extremely dangerous’ Cat. 4WXnation Hurricane Center

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