Update : Go To Our Latest Post For Recent Updates on Projected Path Of Hurricane Ike And To See What The Computer Models For Hurricane Ike Are Saying. Hurricane Ike is now expected to make landfall in Texas as a Category 4 storm with wind speeds of up to 135 MPH.
Go to this post to get details about City of Houston and Harris County Evacuation Zones & Zip Code Maps.
Hurricane Ike has completely changed overnight from a tropical storm in a category 4 hurricane with wind speeds topping 145 miles per hour. According to a public advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Ike is currently about 525 miles northeast of the Leeward Islands. As per the Projected Path of Hurricane Ike (picture below), the hurricane would reach Florida or Cuba by early next week. Hurricane Hannah is now projected to hit South Carolina and North Carolina and Tropical Storm Josephine is also beginning to pick up speed and intensity in the Atlantic.
Oil prices have already started going up as the market is concerned that Hurricane Ike may disrupt U.S supplies of crude oil.
For more current updates, forecast and projected path details go to the following links.