Category Archives: Flooding

Puerto Rico dam: Evacuations begin along river

Puerto Rico dam: Evacuations begin along river – CNN http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/22/us/puerto-rico-guajataca-river-dam-evacuations/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff Geoff Comments: Puerto Rico can’t seem to get out of it’s own way, from overhead power transmission to a failing dam, it seems destined for years … Continue reading

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As Irma barrels into Florida, Washington takes a 1-2 punch

As Irma barrels into Florida, Washington takes a 1-2 punch – POLITICO http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/10/hurricane-irma-washington-impact-242529 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments:The perfect political storm of two hurricanes, Debt Ceiling, Infrastructure upgrades, and Tax reform… President Trump will face and handle them all…

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Tropical triple threat: Hurricanes Jose and Katia could join Irma striking land this weekend

Tropical triple threat: Hurricanes Jose and Katia could join Irma striking land this weekend – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/09/07/tropical-triple-threat-hurricanes-jose-and-katia-could-join-irma-in-striking-land-this-weekend/?utm_term=.4f1e1bd55cc6 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: As if one were not enough, now we have three more to contend with…

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Hurricane Irma leaves ‘unprecedented’ destruction in the Caribbean, kills at least 13

Hurricane Irma leaves ‘unprecedented’ destruction in the Caribbean, kills at least 13 – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/US/hurricane-irma-continues-advance-florida-category-storm/story?id=49673384 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: The was adequate warning, now there is just reality…

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Mayor Levine Urges Residents To Get Out: ‘This Is A Nuclear Hurricane’

Mayor Levine Urges Residents To Get Out: ‘This Is A Nuclear Hurricane’ « CBS Miami http://miami.cbslocal.com/2017/09/06/miami-beach-mayor-nuclear-hurricane/ Re-posted from MiamiLocal. Geoff Geoff Comments: In this case, if he is wrong there still will be a disaster…

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American Society Of Civil Engineers Warns Florida Could See Catastrophic Flooding

American Society Of Civil Engineers Warns Florida Could See Catastrophic Flooding | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-09-07/american-society-civil-engineers-warns-florida-could-see-catastrophic-flooding Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: After the Harvey lesson in Houston, the engineers should be heeded, the warning seems prescient…

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Harvey destroyed hundreds of thousands of cars in the Houston area, a city that heavily relies on them

Harvey destroyed hundreds of thousands of cars in the Houston area, a city that heavily relies on them – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/storm-flooding-destroyed-hundreds-of-thousands-of-cars-in-a-city-that-relies-heavily-on-them/2017/09/03/1dd22680-90b8-11e7-89fa-bb822a46da5b_story.html?utm_term=.51af065543af Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Clearly a pivot point for the nations auto industry…

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First Water, Then Red Ink: The Cost of Recovery When Most Are Uninsured

First Water, Then Red Ink: The Cost of Recovery When Most Are Uninsured – NBC News https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hurricane-harvey/first-water-then-red-ink-cost-recovery-when-most-are-n797881?cid=public-rss_20170903 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff

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Trump’s Reassuring Hurricane Response

Trump’s Reassuring Hurricane Response – WSJ https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-reassuring-hurricane-response-1504045754 Re-posted from WSJ. Geoff Geoff Comments: President Trump never seemed more Presidential as when CEO of the Federal Disaster response and relief program…

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Harvey makes landfall again in western Louisiana as rain pummels the Gulf Coast

Harvey makes landfall again in western Louisiana as rain pummels the Gulf Coast – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/30/harvey-again-makes-landfall-this-time-as-a-tropical-storm-near-cameron-la/?utm_term=.7d7659d92978 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Harvey is the storm that wouldn’t leave, he continues to ravage Eastern Texas and Western … Continue reading

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