Remembering Hurricane Ike

Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
SABINE PASS, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: In this handout image provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a home damaged by Hurricane Ike is seen September 18, 2008 in Sabine Pass, Texas. The storm caused extensive damage and widespread power outages throughout the Texas Gulf Coast and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mike Lutz/DHS via Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Workers prepare to remove a sailboat washed up onto the edge of the highway into Galveston by Hurricane Ike September 21, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. The city announced yesterday that most residents would not be allowed to return to their homes before Wednesday September 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Furniture that once filled nearly the entire showroom sits in the parking lot of Star Furniture after it was destroyed by flooding during Hurricane Ike September 21, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although much of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13, the city announced yesterday that most residents would be allowed to return to their homes on Wednesday September 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: A worker removes debris from Monte Calvario church after it was flood damaged by Hurricane Ike September 21, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although much of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13, the city announced yesterday that most residents would be allowed to return to their homes on Wednesday September 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Workers remove debris from Monte Calvario church after it was flood damaged by Hurricane Ike September 21, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although much of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13, the city announced yesterday that most residents would be allowed to return to their homes on Wednesday September 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 20: A Texas Air National Guard convoy drives through the historic downtown district which was heavily damaged during Hurricane Ike September 20, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Galveston Island, which took a direct hit from the hurricane, continues its slow recovery despite most of its residents still not being allowed to return home. Seven deaths have been reported in Galveston County following the storm. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
SEABROOK, TX- SEPTEMBER 19: Mary Anne Schmitz (R) and Kay Hoffman (L) look for items in the rubble where Schmitz's beach home once stood before Hurricane Ike demolished it September 19, 2008 in Seabrook, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages throughout the Texas coast and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
SEABROOK, TX- SEPTEMBER 19: Mary Anne Schmitz wipes dirt off of a family picture she found in the rubble where her beach home once stood before Hurricane Ike demolished it September 19, 2008 in Seabrook, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages throughout the Texas coast and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
SEABROOK, TX- SEPTEMBER 19: A sign on a home damaged by Hurricane Ike reads "Allstate Help Me" September 19, 2008 in Seabrook, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages throughout the Texas coast and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
SEABROOK, TX- SEPTEMBER 19: A sign on a home demolished buy Hurricane Ike reads "Please Dont Steal What We Have Left" September 19, 2008 in Seabrook, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages throughout the Texas coast and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 19: Carlos Barrilia pushes mud from The Lounge bar in the Strand District after it was flood damaged by Hurricane Ike September 19, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Seven deaths have been reported in Galveston County following the storm. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 19: Chairs sit outside an antique shop in the Strand District after they were flood damaged by Hurricane Ike September 19, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Seven deaths have been reported in Galveston County following the storm. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 19: Workers remove debris from Luigi's Italian restaurant in the Strand District after it was flood damaged by Hurricane Ike September 19, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Seven deaths have been reported in Galveston County following the storm. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: A message to the city management is painted on the side of a trailer following Hurricane Ike September 21, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. The city announced yesterday that most residents would not be allowed to return to their homes before Wednesday September 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: A U.S. Navy Beach Group attached to the U.S.S. Nassau lands on the beach to help with Hurricane Ike recovery September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: A U.S. Navy Beach Group attached to the U.S.S. Nassau lands on the beach to help with Hurricane Ike recovery September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: Businesses on HWY 87 are left demolished following Hurricane Ike, on September 18, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: Al Newman talks about how he and his girlfriend rode out Hurricane Ike at Crenshaw Middle School, on September 18, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Newman lost his camper in the storm and is still staying at the school and says he is a naturalist and likes the camping aspect of not having power or people around. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages through out the Texas coast and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: A gas station on HWY 87 is left demolished following Hurricane Ike, on September 18, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: Debris from homes and businesses is piled up at an intersection on HWY 87 caused by the force of Hurricane Ike, on September 18, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: A Backhoe fights a losing battle trying to fill in a hole caused by Hurricane Ike on HWY 87, on September 18, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages and is responsible for several deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: Brian Rogers (L) and Joseph Faris remove merchandise from Bob's Grocery in the Strand District after it was flood damaged by Hurricane Ike on September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Seven deaths have been reported in Galveston County following the storm. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: Joseph Faris removes merchandise from Bob's Grocery in the Strand District after it was flood damaged by Hurricane Ike on September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Seven deaths have been reported in Galveston County following the storm. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: As the island continues to recover from Hurricane Ike, the sun rises behind the 1900 Storm Memorial September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. The sculpture was dedicated to remember the 6,000 killed when a hurricane hit the island in 1900. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Fifty deaths have been reported nationwide from the storm, five in Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: A homeowner warns away looters following Hurricane Ike September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Fifty deaths have been reported nationwide from the storm, five in Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: Debris floats in the water at the marina following Hurricane Ike September 18, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 13. Fifty deaths have been reported nationwide from the storm, five in Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
BOLIVAR, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: A horse that was left in its pin leans against a fence dead after not succeeding in trying to get to higher ground when the surge of Hurricane Ike was as high as the fence September 18, 2008 in Bolivar, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
BOLIVAR, TX- SEPTEMBER 18: Pilings are the only thing left standing where a beach house once stood until Hurricane Ike came ashore September 18, 2008 in Bolivar, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Shrimp fisherman Minh Tran crosses a pier broken by Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Keith Hinze embraces his wife Connie in front of the place where Keith worked before the building was swept away by Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: A road is collapsed following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 15: A city worker cleans up debris after the effects of Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in downtown Houston,Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
PASADENA, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Residents of Pasadena, TX receive ice, water, and food from members of the Texas National Guard after being affected by Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Pasadena, Texas. FEMA has setup several Points of Distribution (POD) locations outside of the Houston area for people to get supplies. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 15: A city worker cleans up debris after the effects of Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in downtown Houston,Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Amber Wingo cleans up debris from inside of her home following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Sam McCormick surveys her home which was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: A building rests on a boat following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Cynthia Bulla waits to be evacuated after her home was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Motorists push a vehicle from high water during early morning rains in the wake of Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Traffic passes single file through high water on Interstate 45 after early morning rains in the wake of Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HIGH ISLAND, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Flood waters from Hurricane Ike surround High Island September 14, 2008 in High Island, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Houses sit among debris after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HIGH ISLAND, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: People ride in the back of a pickup truck through floodwaters from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in High Island, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Dylan Guerra and his brother Fabian walk past a sailboat washed up outside their apartment complex during Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Houses sit among debris after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
ORANGE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Floodwaters caused by Hurricane Ike cover a cemetary September 14, 2008 in in Orange, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
ORANGE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Floodwaters caused by Hurricane Ike surround buildings September 14, 2008 in in Orange, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CLEAR LAKE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Boats line the road after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Clear Lake, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
BRIDGE CITY, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Rescue boats are seen in the flood waters of Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Bridge City, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Houses sit among debris after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Debris from Hurricane Ike is seen September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A turned over car sits among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: The parking lot of a hotel is collapsed following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A sailboat washed ashore by Hurricane Ike rests in the parking lot of an apartment complex September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Victoria Poses waits to be evacuated after her home was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Debris litters the front grounds of a home damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: A damaged truck lies in high water caused by Hurricane Ike, September 17, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCRHIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: A bridge on Highway 87 suffered severe damage when Hurricane Ike came through the area, September 17, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: A home and a car lie destroyed by Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCRHIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Only a few homes remain standing after Hurricane Ike came through the area, September 17, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Two four-wheelers travel down Highway 87, which was covered with sand after Hurricane Ike came through the area, September 17, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX- SEPTEMBER 17: A Texas flag and American flag fly over empty lots where homes once stood before Hurricane Ike came through the area, September 17, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: A car is sumerged in sand after Hurricane Ike came through the area, September 17, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Ron Merkle (L) and Tony Penny relax outside their apartment building days after Hurricane Ike tore through September 17, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Merkle used the plywood window cover to advertise his skills. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane. Fifty deaths nationwide have been attributed to the storm, with five from Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Eugene Richardson dries out his possessions after his home was flooded by Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane. Fifty deaths nationwide have been attributed to the storm, with five from Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Eugene Richardson dries out his possessions after his home was flooded by Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane. Fifty deaths nationwide have been attributed to the storm, with five from Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: John Borsellino (front) helps owner Brian Merrell remove a water-soaked sofa from his bar after it was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 17. Fifty death have been reported nationwide from the storm, five from Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Nelson Ramos with Royal Plus Disaster Cleanup boards up an art gallery damaged by Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 17. Fifty death have been reported nationwide from the storm, five from Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: A resident of Galveston Island hangs clothes to dry following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed five deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 17: Workers clean up outside the Stork Club after it was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit in the early morning hours of September 17. Fifty death have been reported nationwide from the storm, five from Galveston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
JEFFERSON COUNTY, TX- SEPTEMBER 17: Livestock seek the high ground of Rt 10 because pastures are filled with brackish flood waters from the storm surge of Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Jefferson County Texas, Texas. Hundreds of cattle have died and more are expected die after drinking the brackish water. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
JEFFERSON COUNTY, TX- SEPTEMBER 17: Livestock seek the high ground of Rt 10 because pastures are filled with brackish flood waters from the storm surge of Hurricane Ike September 17, 2008 in Jefferson County Texas, Texas. Hundreds of cattle have died and more are expected die after drinking the brackish water. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: A worker prepares to start removing debris from Seawall Boulevard left behind by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
KEMAH, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Kerrie Ireland shovels muck from her garage floor that had four feet of water in it from the storm surge of Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Kemah, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
KEMAH, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: People walk past a home demolished by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Kemah, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
KEMAH, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: A McDonald's near the Johnson Space Center had its sign damaged by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Kemah, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
KEMAH, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Frank Garcia helps clean debris from a home demolished by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Kemah, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused widespread damage and power outages on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Lucky, a 6-year-old lab/collie mix, welcomes residents back to Galveston Island following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although most of the island still remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13 the city is permitting residents to return to their homes if they leave by 6PM each evening. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Workers with CenterPoint Energy repair an electrical substation after it was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Louis Enrique Sarmiento breaks apart a flood-damaged chair to use for firewood to cook breakfast on a grill following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Odilon Loubet comforts his dog as he dries his clothes on a fence near his home following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. As flood water inside his home came close to reaching the ceiling Loubet swam to safety to ride out the remainder of the storm in his neighbor?s second floor apartment nearby. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Louis Enrique Sarmiento dries his clothes on his car following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Flood water inside his one-story home reached close to the ceiling. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Odilon Loubet (C) prepares a grill with firewood to cook breakfast for himself and friends Christian Florez (L) and Wilson Perez outside his home following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Christian Florez (L) helps Louis Sarmiento remove furniture from his home following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Odilon Loubet uses wood from a flood-damaged chair to cook his breakfast outside his home following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Most of the island remains without running water, electricity or gas since the hurricane hit the island in the early morning hours of September 13. City officials have confirmed 5 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Anita Kasper positions a sign outside the West Isle clinic as they worked to reopen for emergency care following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. The doctors at the clinic were unhappy with the challenges they faced trying to get back to the island to offer help. City officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: The front windows of a used car lot remain boarded over following Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. City officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 16: Dr. Ted Zompa gives a tetanus shot to a county worker who was cut while clearing debris left by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. City officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: A car sits in a burned out garage the result of one of the many fires caused by Hurricane Ike September 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. City officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 16: Power in the city is slowly being restored after Hurricane Ike paralyzed the city last Saturday, September 16, 2008 in Houston Texas. Hurricane Ike caused wide spread damage on the Texas coast. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Troy Collins surveys the remains of his business, Troy's Marine Service, after the building was swept away by Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Seventy-two-year-old Rita Ohearn-Calandriello holds jewelry that belongs to her friend which she found laying near where her mobile home swept away by Hurricane Ike once stood September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Charles Nicholson collects his belongings near where his mobile home swept away by Hurricane Ike once stood September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. The boat now sits on the pad his trailer had occupied. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Seventy-two-year old Rita Ohearn-Calandriello searches for her belongings near where her mobile home destroyed by Hurricane Ike once stood September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city, officials have confirmed four deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Boats damaged in Hurricane Ike are strewn in the yards of homes September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Amber Wingo cleans up debris from inside of her home following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Heather Bloomfield cleans up her home that was flooded after Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Ingrid Gonzalez (C) and others participate in a prayer vigil in front of the sculpture that commemorates the 1900 Hurricane that killed over 6000 people September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Two men carry a sign that invites people to a prayer vigil in front of the sculpture that commemorates the 1900 Hurricane that killed over 6000 people September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Hoang Bui navigates a broken pier to get to the St. Peter, a tuna fishing boat, following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Boats are piled up at a marina following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Hoang Bui (L) and Hoai Bui clean up the St. Peter, a tuna fishing boat, following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Matt Way (L) and Oscar Montijo of the U.S. Forest Service clear a fallen tree from a street following Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Although search and rescue efforts continue on the island city officials have confirmed 4 deaths from the storm and have arrested 11 people for looting. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: A resident rides his bicycle down Seawall Blvd after members of the Texas National Guard distributed supplies to residents affected by Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. FEMA has setup several Points of Distribution (POD) locations outside of the Houston area for people to get food, water, and ice. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 15: City workers clean up debris after the effects of Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in downtown Houston,Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
PASADENA, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Residents of Pasadena, TX receive ice, water, and food from members of the Texas National Guard after being affected by Hurricane Ike September 15, 2008 in Pasadena, Texas. FEMA has setup several Points of Distribution (POD) locations outside of the Houston area for people to get supplies. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HIGH ISLAND, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Flood waters from Hurricane Ike surround High Island September 14, 2008 in High Island, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
WINNIE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Floodwaters caused by Hurricane Ike cover Texas Highway 73 September 14, 2008 near Winnie, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
WINNIE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A boat is seen overturned along Texas Highway 73 September 14, 2008 near Winnie, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
BRIDGE CITY, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A military vehicle drives through a flood caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Bridge City, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
BRIDGE CITY, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A house is seen surrounded by flooding caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Bridge City, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
WINNIE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike surround houses September 14, 2008 near Winnie, Texas. Hurricane Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A home sits in the road after after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Houses sit among debris after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Houses sit among debris after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
CRYSTAL BEACH, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Houses sit among debris after Hurricane Ike made landfall September 14, 2008 in Crystal Beach, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A turned over car sits among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GILCHRIST, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A collapsed home is seen after Hurricane Ike hit September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A sailboat washed ashore by Hurricane Ike rests in the parking lot of an apartment complex September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Sam McCormick tries to restore water to her home which was damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: The remains of a bar on a pier damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
BRIDGE CITY, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A boat sits among trees near a house surrounded by floodwaters engulfing homes after Hurricane Ike passed through September 14, 2008 in Bridge City, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
WINNIE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Flood waters engulf a home after Hurricane Ike passed through September 14, 2008 near Winnie, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
ORANGE, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Flood waters engulf homes and streets after Hurricane Ike passed through September 14, 2008 in Orange, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike are reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: A worker cleans up glass blown in by high winds from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A pelican sits on a jersey wall next to stranded boats in the middle of Rt. 45 after being damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston, causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: A few low lying areas surrounding Downtown houston are still flooded from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: An intersection of the Woodland Heights remains flooded from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: A few low lying areas surrounding Downtown Houston are still flooded from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: An intersection of the Woodland Heights remains flooded from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: Trees and glass blown in by hurricane Ike line the streets of downtown houston September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: A tire repair store is damaged from high winds from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
A view of downtown Houston. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: A car drives along a partially flooded road with downtown Houston in the background following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
A view of downtown Houston. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: Interstate 10 is flooded and impassable following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: Interstate 10 is flooded and impassable following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 14: Interstate 10 is flooded and impassable following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Houston, Texas. Ike caused extensive damage along the Texas Gold Coast, leaving millions without power. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A pontoon boat rests on a car following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Jody (L) and Richard Schattel take a walk around their neighborhood checking for damage caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: A man walks his dogs as residents try to get life back to normal following Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Patricia Hordge surveys damage to her fiance's car caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Patricia Hordge surveys damage to her fiance's car caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
Coastal Texas Faces Heavy Damage After Hurricane Ike
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Petri Urvil surveys damage to his home caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Hurricane Ike Makes Landfall On Texas Coast
Hurricane Ike Makes Landfall On Texas Coast
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Petri Urvil surveys damage to his home caused by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Hurricane Ike Makes Landfall On Texas Coast
Hurricane Ike Makes Landfall On Texas Coast
GALVESTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14: Flood water flows in front of a home damaged by Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Galveston, Texas. Ike made landfall yesterday morning at Galveston causing widespread wind and flood damage along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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