Hurricane Ike

State of Emergency – Tropical Storm Ida and Panama City Beach

November 9, 2009 • 3 comments
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Tropical Storm Ida, quickly making her way through the Gulf of Mexico is set to give Mobile and Pensacola a near direct hit tomorrow morning.  Panama City Beach has been […]

by Jason Koertge

Gas Gouging – RIP OFF

September 13, 2008 • 6 comments

So, yesterday, on the way out of town, my wife and I filled up for $3.63 a gallon.  That is a stupid high price (I refuse to be conditioned!), but […]

by Jason Koertge

Ike Makes Landfall

September 13, 2008 • 0 comments

Hurricane Ike made landfall at Galveston, Texas at 2:10 a.m. this morning.  Maximum sustained winds were 110 miles per hour, just one mph less than a Category 3 strom.  High […]

by Christina Durta

Waiting for Ike

September 12, 2008 • 0 comments

Residents along the upper-Coast of Texas and western Louisiana can’t do much more but finish preparations and wait for the worst part of Ike.  Ike remains a large storm with hurricane force […]

by Christina Durta

4:00 p.m. CDT Ike Update

September 11, 2008 • 0 comments

As of the 4:00 pm CDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center, the center of Ike is about 400 miles ESE of Galveston, Texas.  The center is expected to reach […]

by Christina Durta

Hurricane Ike taking away our beach!

September 11, 2008 • 2 comments

With Ike in the Gulf, our seas are very rough.  Offshore, swells are exceeding 25 feet with seas 8 to 12 feet in shore.  Seas aren’t expected to come down […]

by Jason Koertge

What Were They Thinking?

September 11, 2008 • 7 comments

I don’t know what these two were thinking.  I saw them enter the water near the Rick Seltzer Park.  They tried very hard to make it out, but couldn’t even get […]

by Christina Durta

First Light – Hurricane Ike Update

September 11, 2008 • 0 comments

Well, it is 6 a.m., which is right about high tide.  I am awakened to the roar of the waves and can tell without even looking that the situation has […]

by Christina Durta

Hurricane Ike Entering Gulf – Effects for PCB?

September 9, 2008 • 0 comments

Hurricane Ike, barely a Category 1 storm, is still working its way across Cuba.  Ike is forecast to enter the Gulf of Mexico within 24 hours.  The track guidance has shifted towards […]

by Christina Durta