Hurricane rescue efforts continue in Texas

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Search-and-recovery efforts continue today in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Ike, which slammed into the coast early Saturday morning.

More than 2,500 search-and-rescue missions have already been completed, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and when these missions are completed, emphasis will shift to recovery and rebuilding efforts.

For full coverage on these efforts, click here.

Through Sunday, portions of southern Texas had received more than 15 inches of rain, the National Hurricane Center reported.

Flood watches were in effect Sunday in parts of Texas and Louisiana, as well as parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, as the remnants of Ike headed north, the National Hurricane Center reported.

Ike was expected to continue on this path today and move into Canada, northern New York and northern New England.

Related

STAR BRITE DEBUTS NEW MARINE DESCALING FLUID

Star brite introduces Marine Descaling Fluid—a powerful, easy way to descale raw water-cooled systems using recirculation. It saves time, energy, and a lot of headache, allowing for a faster, cost-effective return-to-service for equipment.

NAW Elects 2021 Officers

Michael Medart of Medart Engine and Marine takes the helm as chairman of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors board.

Caterpillar Names Global Manager

Alex Berg will lead the manufacturer’s pleasure craft and yachting segment.

Nearly 320K Boats Sold in 2020

NMMA says new-boat sales are at their highest level in 12 years, with all powerboat segments up 8 to 22 percent.

‘Injection of Capital’ for Cox Powertrain

The British company said it will use the $16.7 million to expand operations and ramp up production of its CXO300 diesel outboard.

Groupe Beneteau Releases Preliminary 2020 Financials

Revenues were down 15.1 percent for the 16-month period that ended Dec. 31. A full report is due next month.

A Modern Twist on Word of Mouth

The supercharged power of user-generated content.