Category Archives: Floods

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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As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18

As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18 – LA Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-texas-harvey-20170829-story.html Re-posted from LATimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: Hurricane Harvey broke the all time record for rainfall in the continental US @ 51.12 … Continue reading

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Harvey’s impact: Up to 30 percent of Harris County, home to Houston, is under water

Harvey’s impact: Up to 30 percent of Harris County, home to Houston, is under water – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/29/harvey-takes-aim-at-louisiana-as-trump-plans-to-survey-stricken-texas/?utm_term=.aa36e3011da8 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Also all the tunnels connecting buildings in downtown Houston are filled with water, … Continue reading

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Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance

Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/08/29/where-harvey-is-hitting-hardest-four-out-of-five-homeowners-lack-flood-insurance/?utm_term=.164d2346183f Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: This will be a hard lesson to learn, as we know, people will not listen and will forget, … Continue reading

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Storm Harvey: ‘Catastrophic’ flooding expected to worsen

Storm Harvey: ‘Catastrophic’ flooding expected to worsen – BBC News http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41074919 Re-posted from BBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: As expected, more rain and more flooding in the South Lone Star State: Two more days in Texas…

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Texas flood disaster: Harvey has unloaded 9 trillion gallons of water

Texas flood disaster: Harvey has unloaded 9 trillion gallons of water – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/08/27/texas-flood-disaster-harvey-has-unloaded-9-trillion-tons-of-water/?utm_term=.9112f0e3dfc2 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: No matter how you slice it, or dice it, it is still a lot of water in … Continue reading

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