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Hurricane Ike: Response Information

Houston/Galveston, TX | 2008-Sep-07

Initial Notification: Hurricane Ike made landfall during the early morning hours of Sept. 13, 2008, in the Galveston/Houston area of Texas as a Category Two/Three Hurricane (~110mph winds). Storm surge was 20-25ft in some areas. There is severe wind, storm surge and flooding damage in large regions of Texas. USCG, FEMA, EPA, and National Guard personnel are responding.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Tags:Hurricane
Products of concern:Oil and Hazardous Materials
Latitude (approximate): 29° 23.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 48.00′ West
Public Information and Incident-Related Links

See the USCoast Guard Public Affiars website at:strikeforcenews.com
For NOAA's NGA digital imagery go to: ngs.woc.noaa.gov