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Event Details

Event Hurricane (Typhoon)
-- Category 1
State TEXAS
County/Area SAN AUGUSTINE
WFO SHV
Begin Date 09/13/2008 07:00:00 CST-6
End Date 09/13/2008 12:00:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 500.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Hurricane Ike came onshore across extreme southeast Texas during the late night hours of September 12th and the pre-dawn hours of September 13th. The storm made good progress northward during the day of September 13th and brought Tropical Storm force winds to much of northeast Texas and northwest Louisiana and extreme southwest Arkansas. The storm produced widespread downed trees and power lines along with structural damage either from the winds or from downed trees which fell on top of structures. Power outages were widespread across a three state area of northeast Texas, northwest Louisiana and southwest Arkansas. Southwest Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) which provides electricity to a good portion of northeast Texas, northwest Louisiana and southwest Arkansas said that the number of outages peaked at 187,000 customers. Additional power companies were called in from far away as Indiana and Michigan to deal with the numerous power outages. This was the second most number of outages at one time reported in SWEPCO's 96 year history. The most number of outages was 234,000 during the ice storm of December 13th, 2000. The number of power outages in association with Hurricane Ike topped the September 2005 recovery from Hurricane Rita by nearly 1000 customers. The storm also produced tornadoes across portions of north central Louisiana as well as south central Arkansas and east central Texas.
Event Narrative Hurricane force winds sustained near 74 mph resulted in widespread damage from trees and power lines downed throughout the entire county. Many streets were impassable during the height of the storm with power outages widespread as well. One car was reported damaged by a falling tree.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 2 10.100M 0.00K
ANGELINA (ZONE) ANGELINA (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 06:55 CST-6 Hurricane (Typhoon) 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NACOGDOCHES (ZONE) NACOGDOCHES (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 07:00 CST-6 Hurricane (Typhoon) 0 0 1.500M 0.00K
SAN AUGUSTINE (ZONE) SAN AUGUSTINE (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 07:00 CST-6 Hurricane (Typhoon) 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
SABINE (ZONE) SABINE (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 07:00 CST-6 Hurricane (Typhoon) 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
WODEN NACOGDOCHES CO. TX 09/13/2008 07:21 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
SHELBY (ZONE) SHELBY (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 08:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
CHEROKEE (ZONE) CHEROKEE (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 08:00 CST-6 Hurricane (Typhoon) 0 0 750.00K 0.00K
RUSK (ZONE) RUSK (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 09:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
HARRISON (ZONE) HARRISON (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 10:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
PANOLA (ZONE) PANOLA (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 10:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
SMITH (ZONE) SMITH (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 10:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 2 2.000M 0.00K
GREGG (ZONE) GREGG (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 10:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
MARION (ZONE) MARION (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 11:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 750.00K 0.00K
CAMP (ZONE) CAMP (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 12:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
UPSHUR (ZONE) UPSHUR (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 12:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
WOOD (ZONE) WOOD (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 12:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 13:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
MORRIS (ZONE) MORRIS (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 13:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
CASS (ZONE) CASS (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 13:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
TITUS (ZONE) TITUS (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 13:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
BOWIE (ZONE) BOWIE (ZONE) TX 09/13/2008 14:00 CST-6 Tropical Storm 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 2 10.100M 0.00K