Photo: Hurricane Ike's 9-Foot Floods to Bring "Certain Death"



Sylvia Renteria watches a big wave caused by Hurricane Ike crash into the seawall on September 12, 2008, in Galveston, Texas.

The storm is expected to bring 25-foot (7.6-meter) storm surges and 9-foot-deep (2.7-meter-deep) floods when it slams into the Texas coast Friday night or early Saturday morning.

Photograph by Matt Slocum/AP


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