Irma May Have Been the Bigger Storm, but the Damage From Harvey

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How Cruise Lines and Other Tourism Companies Have Stepped

- oyster.com
16 Sep 2017
When the Category 4 Hurricane Harvey hit eastern Texas on August 25, it poured more than 40 inches of rain over the region in the span of four days. The result was unprecedented flooding and (as of September 15) 82 people dead. Days later, all eyes were on the Caribbean as Hurricane Irma, the Atlantic's largest storm ever recorded, gained strength on a mostly unpredictable ...

Houston residents, officials stew over Harvey storm

16 Sep 2017
Across Texas, the debris left behind by the storm could reach 200 million cubic yards - enough to fill up a football stadium almost 125 times, Texas Governor Greg Abbott estimated on Thursday. Harvey's path up the Texas coast killed as many as 82 people, flooding homes and businesses with up to 51 inches of rain.
- rawstory.com

Texas towns left with over 50 cell site outage after Harvey storm

- activetelecoms.com
16 Sep 2017
Two Texas counties - Aransas and Refugio - were left with more than 50 percent of cell sites down, as of August 28, after the US state was hit by Tropical Storm Harvey, according to a report on the status of communications services in geographic areas impacted by the storm, provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Trump says 'we've had bigger storms' when asked about Harvey, Irma and climate change

16 Sep 2017
So far, the only Republicans willing to engage in either have been moderates or those representing low-lying coastal districts vulnerable to sea-level rise and storm surges. Members of President Trump's Cabinet, like Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, have said "it's insensitive" to discuss the "cause and effect of these storms" in the midst of the dual ...
- washingtonpost.com

The NMTC as a Disaster Assistance Tool

- nmtccoalition.org
16 Sep 2017
Disasters hit our most vulnerable communities the hardest. After Katrina, community development organizations organizations - and the mission-driven service providers they support - played an important role in rebuilding and restrengthening communities that were already struggling with poverty and unemployment before the storm. Many of the same organizations, including the ...

The Myth That Climate Change Created Harvey, Irma

16 Sep 2017
Politico was not alone, as another news outlet called the one-two punch of Harvey and Irma the potential "new normal." Brad Johnson, executive director of the advocacy group Climate Hawks Vote, says Harvey and Irma are reason to finally jail officials who "reject science."
- dailysignal.com

Irma Death Toll Climbs To 11 As Storm Surges Flood Charleston And Savannah

- zerohedge.com:80
16 Sep 2017
As of Monday night, Irma was centered about 95 miles south of Atlanta, with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. Even as the storm has lost power, it continues to cover a vast area of more than 300 miles. In addition to heavy rain, some areas will have to worry about quick tornado spin-ups within Irma's outer rain bands to the northeast of ...

Midnight, Texas S01E

16 Sep 2017
Riders on the Storm (S01E09) is the ninth episode of season one of "Midnight, Texas" relea... More Riders on the Storm (S01E09) is the ninth episode of season one of "Midnight, Texas" released on Wed Sep 13, 2017. Over 1,124 TV Time users rated it a 8.96/10 with their favorite characters being François Arnaud as Manfred Bernardo, Arielle Kebbel as Olivia Charity and ...
- tvtime.com

Faced with historic storm several Floridians to shoot Irma

- thedallasnews.net
16 Sep 2017
The event description read, "Yo so this goofy looking windy heada** named Irma said they pulling up on us, let's show Irma that we shoot first" - which means that thousands of people have said they would want to shoot at it to bring down the deadly 185mp/h (297km/h) storm.

From Shakespeare to Irma

16 Sep 2017
There we were in the storm, a cross-section of working-class America, watching forecasters project us as Ground Zero for Irma, the spaghetti models snaking like Medusa's hair up the Gulf Coast. We were in evacuation zone C, and most everyone on the street stayed put, fearing the unknown of distant highways and gasless cars. Would our windows and roofs hold up? Would storm ...
- poynter.org

A Deep Dive into the Harvey and Irma Waters

- jdsupra.com
16 Sep 2017
Early analyses suggest that the insurance industry will be substantially impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, with an estimated total industry loss of $40 billion caused by Harvey and an additional $20-40 billion resulting from Irma's coastal clash. However, indicators suggest that the ILS market as a whole will endure. With favorable reinsurance terms readily available ...

Half the cars damaged by Harvey, Irma could end up for sale

16 Sep 2017
About half the cars and trucks damaged by floods are cleaned up and resold, according to used-car research firm Carfax , which estimates that, before Harvey and Irma hit, there were already more than 325,000 previously flooded cars on the road - 20 percent more than in 2016.
- local10.com

Hurricane Harvey's Impact on Ophthalmology in Texas

- blogs.jamanetwork.com
16 Sep 2017
Perhaps the greatest lesson I learned from my first hurricane experience was the importance of preparedness. Because the TMC had an advanced flood protection system in place as a consequence of Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, the damage caused by Harvey was less than what might have been. Detailed plans delineating medical care provision were established as soon as ...

Determining Where and Whether to Rebuild After Hurricanes Irma, Harvey

16 Sep 2017
"We're such an impulse and immediate reaction society. The idea of spending anything, even if it's a little when you have other things that you think are more urgent, you just keep kicking that can down the road. And then you end up with the results of Harvey and Irma. Hindsight is 20-20, unfortunately."
- claimsjournal.com
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