United States : Hurricane : 2008/09/10
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|Outline||Forecasters say Hurricane Ike could slam into the Texas coast - south of Galveston - as a powerful Category 3 storm. About 15,000 residents were leaving Galveston's Brazoria County on 10 September 2008 after a mandatory evacuation order was issued.|
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Reuters AlertNet 2008/09/16
The death toll in the wake of Hurricane Ike rose to 30 in Texas on 16 September 2008.
About 15,000 residents were leaving Galveston\'s Brazoria County on 10 September 2008 after a mandatory evacuation order was issued.