George Flickinger's 2008 Hurricane Ike Homepage
                      George Flickinger's 2008 Hurricane Ike Homepage
For the second time in three years, a large hurricane changed lives in Southeast Texas.  The pictures and video links below (SCROLL DOWN) detail my trip following Hurricane Ike after the storm flooded my hometown of Orange.
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George Flickinger's 2008 Hurricane Ike Homepage
George Flickinger's 2008 Hurricane Ike Homepage
George Flickinger's 2008 Hurricane Ike Homepage
George Flickinger's 2008 Hurricane Ike Homepage
Images and Video Links from Southeast Texas
Some of the content below aired on KJRH-TV and kjrh.com
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Landfall:
east Galveston Island, September 13 2008, 2:10am. Eye later passed over Galveston Bay.

Max Sustained Winds at Landfall: 110mph, Category 2

Highest inland wind: 100-110mph from Galveston to Sabine Pass, then northward through Chambers county. Beaumont 93mph wind (measured). Orange 80-90mph likely. Sea Rim Park (measured) 99mph

Measured Storm Surge: Sabine Pass: 14-15ft. Bridge City and Orange: 10-12ft. Lake Charles: 11ft

Flood Records:
Sabine Pass: Highest storm surge on record. Calcasieu Parish: Highest storm surge since 1913

Flooding Facts:
3300 (90%) in Bridge City. 3000 homes in Orange

Flooding Depth: some Bridge City homes flooded 8-9ft deep. Downtown Orange flooded 9 feet deep. 1/3 of Downtown Lake Charles flooded.

Rain totals: 5-12" common in SE Texas
Ike Quick Facts
* Hurricane Ike sources:  NWS Lake Charles, NWS Houston, USGS, NOAA, NASA, NHC, NCAR, KOGT-AM
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Hurricane Ike on September 9 as viewed from the Int'l Space Station.
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CONSTRUCTION!