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Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast

Charlie Parker

00:16 sec | 2 months ago

Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast

"Near Matagorda Bay, just north of Port O'Connor around 10 o'clock last night. It's gonna be nearly stationary today around the mid to Texas coast, and that's gonna still produce them locally heavy rainfall there with the potential for flash flooding, plus tropical storm force winds. For the rest of the

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

Newsradio 1200 WOAI

01:47 min | 2 months ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

"Little Door Dash is available at participating restaurants for 67 right now cloudy some scattered a light rain 70 degrees 8 34 at news radio 1200 W away. I Water. Rescue teams along the Gulf Coast are on standby as tropical Storm beta threatens to bring heavy rains to Texas. The storm is expected to make landfall late tonight between Galveston and Corpus Christi near Matagorda Bay. Beta is packing maximum sustained winds of 50 MPH, moving it a little more than five MPH about 100 miles south of Galveston. And could produce a damaging storm surge. Brazoria County has issued a voluntary evacuation. The county judge Matt Sebesta, doesn't expect too much damage most of the homes Down. All of the islands are elevated, and we're not expected to see any type of storm surge. It's from effect getting water in those structures. City of Galveston officials issued a voluntary evacuation order on Saturday ahead of the storm. Many residents have elected to stay believing that beta will not have nearly the impact of a major hurricane. Many business owners have taken a major head to the cove. It 19 pandemic and this busy hurricane season and concerns about the latest tropical storm. Beta brings another hurdle. Donna Towns and owner of Legend Saloon just reopened her business and is worried that this storm could set her back once again. Assume as you see anything that says hurricane we know about Harvey Your skin just starts to crawl and you're like, Oh, please, not another one. Please, Please, please towns and says she's going to continue to serve our customers. But we'll be keeping an eye on the storm as she sits directly in its path. Governor Greg Abbott's relax covert 19 restrictions enter the next phase starting today. On Thursday, the governor said some businesses including retail side's restaurants, manufacturers,.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

05:48 min | 2 months ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"Take an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. We have a responsibility to meet the needs of the American people. This is what we're asking you. The president says he'll make his nominee known this week should the Senate go ahead and vote to confirm a new Supreme Court justice before the election. That's our question of the day. Katie Rich DOTCOM Twitter news You could sound off on her Facebook page. If the Democrats controlled the White House and the Senate. What do you think they would do? Exactly exactly, you know, but it is. This isn't a political game. The voters did speak. They had a midterm election, and they had a chance to flip the Senate, and they kept a Republican. In fact, they added seats, so there you have it. The voters have spoken in terms of the Senate being in Republican control. Forget it. So Meantime, there's been an arrest The woman accused of sending Rice in to the White House was arrested at the New York Canada border. She was caught on Sunday. Deadly deadly poison. That's what we've got in our politics these days. It's now 5050. Well, if you think the pandemic is going to end the very moment that Joe Biden wins the election if he wins You're wrong. And here's quick Katie riches clothes Saunders to explain that, in fact, Robert Armstrong, the RNC committee man, and he's with medical professionals for Trump says the exact opposite could very well happen. Bite might want to keep this thing going just like Rahm Emanuel, the former chief of staff for Barack Obama said. You know, never let a good crisis go to waste. It's all about power. The pandemic gave Democrats more of it, and they don't want to let go. Especially the socialist wing. They've been able to shut down. Search is now businesses, you know. Is that the pandemic has been good for global warming because it's shut down a lot of industry and if you remember Congressman James Clyburn said back in March, the pandemic was an opportunity for Democrats to put their agenda in place. Okay, Thanks a lot, Cliff. We got restaurants, retail stores, Jim's museums, office buildings, factories now able to increase to 75% capacity. Starting today in the state of Texas hospitals can also resume elective procedures. The state's going to allow visitations of nursing homes, check on your loved ones and other long term care facilities with active covert cases. This has 3.5 million taxes have filed for unemployment since March. Our unemployment rate is 6.8% almost double what it was August of last year, when it was at a longtime, almost historic low. The seven day positivity rate for the state is now down to 6.77% don't know what the hospitalization rate is exactly, but we'll try to find that out for you. Meantime, a months long surgeon e commerce It's slowing. As people start to get out again. The growth rate. An online shopping was down in August, while foot traffic and actual stores was up. But financial expert Adam Hard Tongue says Don't be fooled. Obviously, we have quarantine for people looking for excuses to get out of the house, but always distinguish between a trend and growth rate, and the overall trend is online shopping is going up every year, while in store shopping is declining in store shopping will not be coming back will never again reached the level of retail volume had in 2019, he predicts, by 2025, total brick and mortar retail space. US will be cut in half Co oriolesonly radio 7 40 reach its Sound. Fargo, eight, Texas lost 33 16 to the Ravens, some players joined by their coach. Texas coach Bill O'Brien taking any during the national anthem. Astros beat the Diamondbacks three too, and they play the Mariners tonight. The air time. Seven PM here on Katya rage, and we will live stream, Mark Levin. At Katie Rich dotcom as well. A czar I heart radio app. Now the ace Justin Verlander. He's gonna have elbow surgery, and he's going to be out for the rest of this season and likely out for next season to Tommy. John. Tommy. John. Okay, keep it right here. We will have Terry Smith coming up in just a couple of minutes. We've got tropicals Storm. Is it a storm? Or is a Depression story? Storm Storm Bet Big data is a better beta and a It's still offshore, and it looks like it's going to be maybe targeting Port O'Connor that area. Matagorda Bay will have all the latest with Terry. And Of course, you could always go to Katie Rich dotcom to look at the radar. I'm sheriff Friar and uses news whether in traffic station NewsRadio 7 40. Things are happening for explaining what happened. What's happening in our country with use radio 7 40 or tell your smart device placate John I. Heart radio. If you can find a teacher who will be honest with you. To talk to you about online learning. Chances are pretty good. They will tell you. Yeah, it's not going so great. It's tough to keep the kids attention. Parents aren't really making the kids be accountable. I talked to my daughter in law in Virginia. Couple of days ago, she was venting. But nothing happened to her is funny is what has been happening to this teacher in Florida, who went in front of the school board to tell them what's going wrong with online learning. Parents. Please make sure that you have the proper clothing when you're walking in front of the hand the child it's computer because we've seen them in a draws The broad and everything else. Remember, all Children are on the computers and can hear your conversation. So please child use proper language. No custody, Because if I say just no profanity did he may not know what profanity is so no cousin. They know what that is A number phone When you're helping your Children at the computer, please do not appear.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:39 min | 1 year ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"Stood and fried steak you just heard sky might all the way through that is he's got the whole menu ready to go double checking with Terry Smith of the weather channel's arcade Terri's website northside lex's twenty four hour weather channel forecast you like is some chicken fried steak don't it's going to rain on our chicken fried steak how long I'm stuck in traffic or if it's rain if I got some chicken fried there you go there he he can't hope that's the truth well we do have a little bit of rate out there this morning I see a little loan shower just south of Katy and a couple of sprinkles on the north side of Galveston bay welcome the wet weather right now down toward out Matagorda bay but we will see a slow and steady increase in the rain today and into the day tomorrow some of the showers and thunderstorms may have some heavy rain I think that's the main thing that might slow you down the next couple of days it's a sixty percent chance of those showers and storms today and that's going to keep our temperatures in the upper eighties to mid nineties this afternoon tomorrow a fifty percent chance of thunderstorms not gonna rain all day but you'll see some rain time to time upper eighties to low nineties term chance of some thunderstorms on Sunday and Monday and Tuesday I don't think we'll have a lot of wet weather so Friday and Saturday night is it easy on the outdoor plans right now by the way it's eighty one in your official severe weather station newsradio seven forty K. T. R. H. what's so smart and you're smart speakers okay Google play K. T. R. H. on I heart radio it tried something new was a bad idea many of us would still be wearing polyester.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:45 min | 1 year ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"Seventy seven Oklahoma counties affected by flooding and severe storms city manager Craig Stevenson that he has never seen the flooding this bad. This is the worst that anybody can recall, recent history. So. People talk about thirty years. Maybe in the eighties, there was a Fudd like this, the Oklahoma department of emergency management is responding to hundreds of calls for damage to property. The state is warning holiday beachgoers about high levels of fecal, matter in the waters of some of the beaches, Texas beach. Watch says samples taken this week show trouble-spots in Galveston, including a number of places along, the seawall such as pleasure pier and fort Crockett park. The water near the Texas city dike along with spots near freeport. Matagorda bay and Corpus Christi have high levels as well. Lone Star college is getting a hundred thousand dollar grant from Metallica. The grant will go toward providing students training so they can be ready to enter the workforce. The cash will specifically help students studying oil and gas transportation healthcare, and metrics Metallica drummer LARs Oldrich says the group wants to help others. They're also giving other funds to nine other colleges Texas, AM nam is hiring Ross Bork to take over as athletic director. He's currently the head at the university of Mississippi with previous stops at western Kentucky and UCLA he replaces Scott Woodward, who left am to go to LSU last month. The ASTRO's beat the Red Sox tonight. Final score four to three. You heard the game right here on News Radio seven forty. K. T R H and they'll play again. Tomorrow about six fifteen. We'll have the game again.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

03:34 min | 1 year ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"Massive disaster relief Bill to provide funding for Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, California and other states affected by floods storms and disasters is now on hold this after Austin, Republican congressman ship ROY stood up today and objected to the houses efforts to pass the Bill by unanimous consent vote, we've had months to figure this out and to do our job as our border and we now are expected to let the swamp. Continue to mortgage, the future of our children and grandchildren making it less likely. They will inherit a stronger and better country, government capable of defending the nation responding disaster, such as these with that, I respect respectfully object Roy's objection means the Bill could not be voted on today. We'll have to wait a couple of weeks for another vote. The disaster relief Bill had bipartisan support, and already passed the Senate and the president had said he would sign it. A dog is expected to survive after being shot during a break in at a Houston home early this morning. HP says the bullet hit the dog in the Pau after the pet attack. Four masked intruders who are in gauging it home. And sage wake near Kirk home suspects running off, if there's someone inside the house was able to get help the dog was taken to the vet said our to be back home in recovering. No rests have been made Texas lawmakers have agreed to a plan that includes school, funding and property tax reform. Houston state, Senator Paul Bettencourt telling KTAR H Texans will be keeping more of their own money. Tax rates are gonna come down. So the growth of property tax bills, slowed, but hold on. We're not done. We're gonna actually cut the school tax rate starting next year by eight cents. Senate Bill to provide about five billion dollars statewide property tax relief. Then lowers rates by average eight cents in twenty twenty and another thirteen cents twenty twenty one. The Texas Rangers are investigating the finances of the city of Hempstead Voller county district attorney requested, the probe after a recent audit of the city's finances reportedly turned up irregularities with utility payments to the city area. City officials, including the mayor and city council members either don't know what the investigation is about have no comment or have not been able to be reached. The state is warning holiday beachgoers about high levels of fecal, matter in the waters of some Texas, beaches, Texas be watched the samples taken this week show trouble spots in Galveston, including a number of places along, the seawall such as the pleasure pier and fort Crockett park. The water near the Texas city dike, along with some spots near freeport. Matagorda bay in Corpus Christi have high levels as well. The Trump administration declaring an emergency under arms control law following rising tensions with Iran. President Trump invoked a rarely used provision of American arms, control laws to sidestep congress and authorized billions of dollars in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and United. The era emerets the move in which the president invoked, his emergency authority is aimed at sending a message to Iran and comes the same day. The president announced he's sending fifteen hundred more troops to the Middle East. Democratic lawmakers opposed to the nearly eight billion dollars in arms sales to nounce the decision as another effort by the White House to undermine congressional power at the White House. John decker, Fox News. It's four minutes past the hour. Oklahoma Governor, Kevin stick clearing a state of emergency for all seventy seven Oklahoma counties affected by flooding, and severe storms. Oklahoma congressman Mark, Wayne Mullen says the flooding the worst the state has ever seen guys. This is catastrophic catastrophic flooding, a lot of people talk about the nineteen eighty six flood for those that remember that flood for over that.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

05:09 min | 1 year ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"The beaten path road trip aficionado. Rick Quinn says interstate highway travel is for truckers, not for those who are interested in seeing the country. Interstates onto the two lane highways. That's where the fun stuff is that's where the quirky things are that make America the country that it is. He says packing. Children onto a plane is hard on them. The parents and other passengers Autry Morton, NewsRadio seven forty K Terry. Yeah, a lot of you may be spending some time on river somewhere. Tubing coli Reno with Texas. Tubes says is the perfect time of year to float along the canal some people really like crowds the earlier you get there. The better it is using the afternoon starts really picking up with heavy traffic probably Saturday will be a big day, but Sunday will be the biggest day of the three day weekend. The epi says remember all your food, and drinks must be non disposable containers, and don't forget, your sunscreen water shoes and a life vest. On the other hand, state agency, warning some holiday beachgoers about high levels of fecal, matter in the waters of some of the state's beaches, Texas beach. Watch says water samples taken on Tuesday, show spots in Galveston, including a number of places along, the seawall such as the pleasure pier and fort Crockett park. The water near the Texas city dike, along with some spas near freeport. Matagorda bay in Corpus Christi have high levels as well. You know, we've got a lot of flood run off. So that's what it is. I mean, if they would do anything about with all that Harvey eight instead of sitting on coming out of the rivers in the mid west. They've had such flooding up there probably are news time six oh, six President Trump instructs attorney general, Bill bar declassify, any documents related to the surveillance of his campaign in two thousand sixteen. Fox's senior White House correspondent, John Roberts. When the president says declassify documents related to the investigation that would include a lot of things that went on during the Obama administration. If there were meetings between intelligence officials, there were related to this investigation. I expect that they could be in the list of zero's that were to be declassified. Don't forget that when you look at the ejecta order and into statement, there's one particular sentence here that may limit exactly what we've been seeing, and that is with the president says that he wants to classify formation pertaining to this investigation in accordance with the wrong established standards for in classified information. Which typically means you can't talk about sources and methods. Well, the president has repeatedly claimed his campaign was the victim of spying, the intelligence community, has insisted acted lawfully, but now they're going to peel back the band aid, and the American people are going to get to see quite a bit of this information. Americans meantime, are. Hi on this current economy. A whopping seventy one percent of respondents to a new Quinnipiac poll rate. The economy is either excellent or good. A majority of registered voters fifty two percent say they are better off today than they were in two thousand sixteen but President Trump, he's still gives the mixed grades on his handling of it. All forty eight percent of respondents say that his trade policies are hurting the US the divisions unsurprisingly. Well, there along party lines. It's the Dem's who don't think he's doing anything. Well, if you're playing catch up for your own retirement savings, the first thing to do make sure your maximum out your 4._0._1._K contributions. Jill Harding with money watch says most people aren't doing that. The National Institute on retirement security found that a typical 4._0._1._K balance only has about one hundred thousand dollars, and it's going to take a lot more than that. Multiply your salary by nine that will give you a gauge of what you need. Your retirement fund, look at the equity in your house. Maybe a reverse mortgage, considered downsizing, and hold off until you're seventy to claim social secu-. Purity benefits go up seven or eight percent every year that you wait after age sixty two Nikki Courtney, NewsRadio seven forty K TR, h six o eight. Now across the pond the announcement was sudden, not unexpected though. British Prime Minister Theresa may stepping down June. Seventh on negotiating the terms of our exit unto new relationship with our closest neighbours the protects jobs security, and all union. I have done everything I can to convince MP's to back that deal maze, been losing support of her conservative party after her Brexit deal with the EU failed to pass parliament for third time. Now, parliament has until October thirty first either agree to some sort of deal, or just to leave the EU without a deal, which experts say, could negatively impact Britain's economy. But that's what the voters voted for it is now six oh, nine Houston Astros. Dropped the finale of their four game series with fuck. The White Sox four zero. Now it's the Red Sox visiting minute maid this weekend coverage tonight, six on sportstalk, seven ninety the first pitch at seven ten you'll also here, we will join it here on KTAR, h I'm Chevra fryer and Houston's news, weather, and traffic station, NewsRadio seven forty KTAR, h stay in touch on your drive.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on Now What? with Arian Foster

Now What? with Arian Foster

01:59 min | 1 year ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on Now What? with Arian Foster

"Huckabee podcast hose, air, foster, Bobby pheno, AK depar- guy, and I have another special guest in a building my friend, Jenny Johnson. Goddess, right. All right. I gotta trademark. Oh, yeah. You're always wants to got us. His trademark though, you might have to swoop in on for sure my birthday is next month. You could do that for me. So much to do through like lawyers and the legal in fair somebody I saw bun b somebody trademark trill for him. Did they really want somebody that? Because I don't want to go to the trouble. But I don't have to go to the trouble of doing as don't know. So you mentioned bun. Yeah. She hails from Houston bay city, Texas to be specific. But I consider how you lived in Houston longer than base it. You know, I grew up Basit. Whereas basically, I've never even base it. He's like between Galveston and corpus. Matagorda bay. You've heard of that. I don't travel much homebody. Well, yeah. But you know, like when you're watching the news today. A warden warden. Have you heard of cheese? Corpus were Corpus Christi Galveston as okay cities right in the middle. Bam. Yeah. On the coast corbu. Yeah. Selena's from. Yes. Yes. Yeah. Yes. Lena. Yeah. That was my that was my lady debrum bitty bombo. I love Selena. So you from Houston, then you are a professional comedian comedian writer writer. Yeah. What else? Well, I used to be. I started off like graduate of San Houston state university. Yeah. Eat them up cats, and then I was moved to Austin..

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

01:57 min | 1 year ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:14 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KQED Radio

"It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve Inskeep. And I'm David Greene hoist her harvests along the Gulf Coast have been in decline for decades now actually this year Alabama canceled its season because there were so few oysters NPR's. Greg Allen reports that help may be on the way thanks to millions of dollars in aid. After the BP oil spill. Off cedar key on Florida's west coast. This is some of the most pristine water in the Gulf. It's long supported a thriving seafood industry in the city Commissioner here is one of the best places to harvest oysters used to be the lone cabbage voice to reap when the tide was really low. She says there were so many choices you could walk along the wreath and pick them up. We let our children out of school on a really really really really blow out tied and everybody would pick up and get as many as you could in that time. They were exposed those days are long gone on loan cabinetry over the last thirty years. Peter Frederick wildlife ecologist from the university of Florida says boisterous that build and make up the reef have died off. So once they die, and you lose those then the reef starts degrading and losing allocation, so we've been seeing about three to four inches loss a year of elevation, which is a lot out here when the reef has gone, it leaves behind sandbars that young oysters can't attached to. It's a problem seen throughout. The gulf. Scientists say eighty percent of the moisture reefs have been lost in recent decades. There are many reasons overharvesting drought even hurricanes. But Fredericks is a major factor is a lack of fresh water, agriculture and development is claiming much of the water that used to flow down rivers leaving estuaries like this one too salty, the eastern oyster, which is what we have here. Likes an intermediate salinity doesn't like full strength seawater and at high solemnities, it tends to become susceptible to its diseases and parasites, and so they tend to decline fairly rapidly here and throughout the Gulf from lot of work is going on to help and the communities that depend on them Frederick has been overseeing efforts to restore loan cabbage. Reef nearly seven million dollar project that has rebuilt the three and a half mile long. Reef standing on a barge alongside Frederick says instead of hoist her shells, this reef was rebuilt using rock. We've had to have heavy equipment like barges and cranes trucks and breaking equipment at a qu-. In order to get all this stuff out here. It's a project paid for with money from the BBC world, spill settlement billions of oyster were killed in the spill, and that was just a small part of the extensive damage done to the environment. One hundred and sixty million dollars of the fund is earmarked for oysters. They deported. Horizon. Oil spill is a unique maybe once in a generation or forever opportunity to reverse the client voice Reuss in the Gulf. Bob Bendik is overseeing several projects to restore wasters in the Gulf for the nature conservancy. The group has recently helped rebuild an oyster. Reef in Texas. Matagorda bay is beginning a similar project soon in Florida's Pensacola bay Bendix says one idea being discussed is a project that we built a chain of new order reefs across the Gulf. They could be an oyster sanctuaries that would produce more on Florida's Big Ben coast. There's a lot of support for efforts to rebuild a wish to reefs fishing.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:46 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KCRW

"It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve Inskeep. And I'm David Greene. Oster harvests along the Gulf Coast have been in decline for decades now actually this year Alabama canceled its season because there were so few oysters NPR's. Greg Allen reports that help may be on the way thanks to millions of dollars in aid. After the BP oil spill. Off cedar key on Florida's west coast. This is some of the most pristine water in the Gulf long supported a thriving seafood industry Colson a city Commissioner here is one of the best places to harvest oysters used to be the lone cabbage waster reef when the tide was really low. She says there were so many Worcester's you could walk along the reef and pick them up. We let our children out of school on a really really really really blow out tight and everybody would pick up and get as many as you could in that time that they were exposed those days are long gone on low and cabbage. Reef over the last thirty years. Peter Frederick wildlife ecologist from the university of Florida says voice tres that build and make up the reef have died off. So once they die, and you lose those then the reef starts degrading and losing allocation, so we've been seeing about three to four inches loss a year of elevation, which is a lock out here when the wreath has gone, it leaves behind sandbars the young oysters can attach to it's a problem seen throughout. The gulf. Scientists say eighty percent of the moisture reefs have been lost in recent decades. There are many reasons overharvesting drought even hurricanes. But Fredericks is a major factor is a lack of fresh water, agriculture and development is claiming much of the water that used to flow down rivers leaving estuaries like this one too salty, the eastern oyster, which is what we have here. Likes an intermediate salinity doesn't like full strength seawater and at high solemnities, it tends to become susceptible to its diseases and parasites, and so they tend to decline fairly rapidly here and throughout the Gulf from work going on to help oysters and the communities that depend on them Frederick has been overseeing efforts to restore loan cabbage. Reef that's nearly seven million dollar project that has rebuilt the three and a half mile long wreath standing on a barge alongside Frederick says instead of shells. This grief was rebuilt using rock. We've had to have heavy equipment like barges and cranes trucks and breaking equipment at a qu-. In order to get all this stuff out here. It's a project paid for with money from the world spill settlement billions of oyster were killed in the spill, and that was just a small part of the extensive damage done to the environment. One hundred and sixty million dollars of the fund is earmarked for oysters. They deported. Horizon. Oil spill is a unique maybe once in a generation or forever to reverse the decline of oysters in the Gulf. Bob Bendik is overseeing several projects to restore wasters in the Gulf for the nature conservancy. The group has recently helped rebuild an oyster. Reef in Texas. Matagorda bay is beginning a similar project soon in Florida's Pensacola bay Bendix says one idea being discussed is a project that will build a chain of new order reefs across the Gulf. They could be kind of choice through sanctuaries that would produce more wasters on Florida's Big Ben coast. There's a lot of support for efforts to rebuild wish reefs fishing harvesting. Oysters crabs and clams is an industry and a way of life. Here that's long been under pressure Jack Payne who directs natural resource research at the university of Florida says restoring the reefs may also help prepare us for climate change. Sary's are wonderful natural barriers to storms and hurricanes that were going to see more of an seat override, so this is something that we hope you can apply throughout the Florida coastal system on loan cabbage. They're already encouraging signs. Researchers say young are beginning to show up on the reef, Greg..

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:13 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Good morning. It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve Inskeep. And I'm David Greene oyster harvests along the Gulf Coast have been in decline for decades now actually this year Alabama canceled its season because there were so few wasters NPR's. Greg Allen reports that help may be on the way thanks to millions of dollars in aid. After the BP oil spill. Off cedar key on Florida's west coast. This is some of the most pristine water in the Gulf. It's long supported a thriving seafood industry in a city Commissioner here is one of the best places to harvest oysters used to be the lone cabbage waster wreath with the tide was really low. She says there were so many choices you could walk along the wreath and pick them up alert children out of school on a really really really really low outside and everybody was picked up and get as many as you could in that time that they were exposed those days are long gone on loan cabbie grief over the last thirty years. Peter Frederick wildlife the colleges from the university of Florida says boisterous that build and make up the reef have died off. So once they die, and you lose those then the reef starch degrading and losing allocation, so we've been saying about three to four inches loss a year of elevation, which is a lot out here when the reef has gone, it leaves behind sandbars the young oysters can't attach to it's a problem seen throughout. The gulf. Scientists say eighty percent of the choice to reefs have been lost in recent decades. There are many reasons overharvesting drought even hurricanes. But Fredericks is a major factor is a lack of fresh water, agriculture and development is claiming much of the water that used to flow down rivers leaving estuaries like this one too salty the eastern orchestra which is what we have here. Likes an intermediate salinity doesn't like full strength seawater and at high solemnities, it tends to become susceptible to its diseases in parasites, and so they tend to decline fairly rapidly here and throughout the Gulf from lot of work is going on to help and communities that depend on them Frederick has been overseeing efforts to restore loan cabbage. Reef it's a nearly seven million dollar project that is rebuilt the three and a half mile long wreath standing on a barge alongside Frederick says instead of hoist shells. This grief was rebuilt using rock. We've had to have heavy equipment like barges and cranes trucks and breaking equipment at a qu-. In order to get all this stuff out here. It's a project paid for with money from the BBC world, spill settlement billions of oyster were killed in the spill, and that was just a small part of the extensive damage done to the environment. One hundred and sixty million dollars of the fund is earmarked for oysters. They departed horizon oil spill is a unique maybe once in a generation or forever opportunity to reverse the decline of voice roost in the Gulf Bob Indicas overseeing several projects to restore wasters in the Gulf for the nature conservancy. The group has recently helped rebuild an reef in Texas. Matagorda bay is beginning a similar project soon in Florida's Pensacola bay Bendik says one idea being discussed is a project that would build a chain of new order reefs across the Gulf. They could be kind of oyster sanctuaries that would produce more wasters on Florida's Big Ben coast. There's a lot.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:49 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Cedar key on Florida's west coast. This is some of the most pristine water in the Gulf. It's long supported a thriving seafood industry Colson a city Commissioner here is one of the best places to harvest oysters used to be the lone cabbage waster wreath when the tide was really low. She says there were so many choices you could walk along the wreath and pick them up till our children out of school on a really really really really blow out and everybody with picked up and get as many as you could in that time that they were exposed those days are long gone on low and cabbage. Reef over the last thirty years. Peter Frederick wildlife ecology from the university of Florida says boisterous that build and make up the reef have died off. So once they die, and you lose those then the restarts degrading and losing elevations. So we've been seeing about three to four inches loss a year of elevation, which is a lot out here when the reef has gone leaves behind sandbars that young oysters can't attached to. It's a problem seen throughout. The gulf. Scientists say eighty percent of the reefs have been lost in recent decades. There are many reasons overharvesting drought even hurricanes. But Fredericks is a major factor is a lack of fresh water, agriculture and development is claiming much of the water that used to flow down rivers leaving estuaries like this one too salty, the eastern oyster, which is what we have here. Likes an intermediate salinity doesn't like full strength seawater and at high solemnities, it tends to become susceptible to its diseases and parasites, and so they tend to decline fairly rapidly here and throughout the Gulf from lot of work is going on to help hoist and the communities that depend on them Frederick has been overseeing efforts to restore loan cabbage. Reef nearly seven million dollar project that has rebuilt the three and a half mile long. Reef standing on a barge alongside Frederick says instead of shells. This grief was rebuilt using rock toy we've had to have heavy equipment like barges and cranes trucks and breaking equipment at a qu-. In order to get all this stuff out here. It's a project paid for with money from the BBC world, spill settlement billions of oyster were killed in the spill, and that was just a small part of the extensive damage done to the environment. One hundred and sixty million dollars of the fund is earmarked for oysters. They deported. Horizon. Oil spill is a unique maybe once in a generation or forever opportunity to reverse the decline of voice through in the Gulf. Bob Bendik is overseeing several projects to restore wasters in the Gulf for the nature conservancy. The group has recently helped rebuild an oyster. Reef in Texas. Matagorda bay is beginning a similar project soon in Florida's Pensacola bay Bendik says one idea being discussed is a project that would build a chain of new order reefs across the Gulf. They could be an oyster sanctuaries that would produce more wasters on Florida's Big Ben coast. There's a lot of support for.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:18 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KCRW

"Indeed dot com slash higher and from Americans for the arts. It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm Steve Inskeep. And I'm David Greene oyster harvests along the Gulf Coast have been in decline for decades now actually this year Alabama canceled its season because there were so few oysters and Greg Allen reports that help may be on the way thanks to millions of dollars in aid. After the BP oil spill. Off cedar key on Florida's west coast. This is some of the most pristine water in the Gulf. It's long supported a thriving seafood industry in the city Commissioner here says one of the best places to harvest hoist used to be the lone cabbage voice to reap the tide was really low. She says there are so many Worcester's you walk along the wreath and pick them up. We let our children out of school on a really really really really blowout tight and everybody would pick up and get as many as you could in that time that they were exposed those days are long gone on low and cabbage. Reef over the last thirty years. Peter Frederick wildlife ecologist from the university of Florida says boisterous that build and make up the wreath have died off. So once they die, and you lose those than the reef starts degrading and losing allocation, so we've been seeing about three to four inches loss a year of elevation, which is a lot of here when the reef has gone, it leaves behind sandbars the young oysters can attach to it's a problem seen throughout. The gulf. Scientists say eighty percent of the moisture reefs have been lost in recent decades. There are many reasons overharvesting drought even hurricanes. But Fredericks is a major factor is a lack of fresh water, agriculture and development is claiming much of the water that used to flow down rivers leaving estuaries like this one too salty, the eastern oyster, which is what we have here. Likes an intermediate salinity doesn't like full strength seawater and at high solemnities, it tends to become susceptible to its diseases and parasites, and so they tend to decline fairly rapidly here and throughout the Gulf a lot of work is going on to help wasters and the communities that depend on them Frederick has been overseeing efforts to restore loan cabbage. Reef that's a nearly seven million dollar project that has rebuilt the three and a half mile long wreath standing on a barge alongside Frederick says instead of moisture shells, this reef was rebuilt using rock toy we've had to have heavy equipment like barges and cranes trucks and breaking equipment at a qu-. In order to get all this stuff out here. It's a project paid for with money from the BBC world, spill settlement, billions of oyster were killed in the spill, and that was just a small part of the extensive damage done to the environment one hundred and sixty million dollars of the fund is earmarked for oysters deported. Horizon oil spill is a unique maybe once in a generation or forever opportunity to reverse the decline of voice Druce in the Gulf. Bob Bendik is overseeing several projects to restore wasters in the Gulf for the nature conservancy. The group has recently helped rebuild an oyster. Reef in Texas. Matagorda bay is beginning a similar project soon in Florida's Pensacola bay Bendix says one idea being discussed is a project that we build a chain of new order reefs across the Gulf. They could be kind of choice ter- sanctuaries that would produce more wasters on Florida's Big Ben coast. There's a lot of support.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

Newsradio 1200 WOAI

01:34 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

"Twelve hundred w hurricane Florence long siege on the Carolinas in full force. The storm's outer rain bands hitting the North Carolina shore. And forecasters say it's only the beginning of what's expected to be record flooding caused by storm surges and prolonged rainfall the main body of Florence still off shore currently is packing. Winds of about one hundred miles per hour. All along the south Texas coast there preparing for the arrival of the storm system known as invest ninety five L latest models. Call for the storm to increase tropical depression strength, late Friday before making landfall south of Corpus Christi and then weakening. Authorities urging residents to prepare now for increased rainfall totals of up to six inches south of Matagorda bay. And the Senate Judiciary committee has delayed a vote on the nomination of bread cavenaugh to the supreme court Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley citing hurricane Florence and the desire of some senators to get home for delaying a confirmation vote. Meanwhile, Democrats are again accusing. Publican's of withholding thousands of documents from Kavanagh's background breaking news on the hour at the half and anytime at W dot com. Brought to you by Primo plumbing time now for traffic and weather together from the roofing dot com weather center disturbed whether that's out in the Gulf of Mexico as a potential a turn into some kind of a tropical low and that is going to increase our potential for heavy rainfall Friday into the start of the weekend flash. Flood watch Friday morning through Saturday evening, showers and a few thunderstorms likely overnight lows down to seventy three widespread storms possible Friday afternoon could be a one to two inch rain locally higher amounts Fridays high in the low eighties. I'm meteorologist Mark sibito. From the Weather Channel on San Antonio's official weather station. Newsradio twelve hundred w away. I.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

02:13 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"Jim Ryan ABC news Wilmington North Carolina here in Houston. We're watching a developing system in the Gulf that could become a tropical storm if it becomes a tropical storm, it'll get a name and its name will be Joyce the National Hurricane center's advisory. Today says invest ninety five lost a little bit of punch, but upper level winds are kicking up the possibility of formation of a tropical depression forming tomorrow or Friday before it reaches the western Gulf Coast, which Matt Lanza space city weather says. Will likely hit south of us. This disturbance coming off the Yucatan is most likely going to go into a coastal band, the Corpus Christi area. Maybe we'll have some heavy rain with it. I think most of the heaviest rain will stay south of Houston more toward Matagorda bay, Corpus Christi those areas. We will see more showers and thunderstorms here the week including on Friday Saturday, but the Hurricane Center saying there's a sixty percent chance of storms going to form in the next forty eight hours. Nikki Courtney NewsRadio seven forty KTAR H K T rates. News time is two. Oh, three for the second month in a row. Sales of new homes dropped in July sales of previously owned homes have fallen four months in a row nationwide. Houston mortgage planner Chris Noonan says an increase in demand combined with higher interest rates pushing the costs higher and creating a slump in the market. What we will begin to see is people staying in their homes for much longer time periods due to the increase in the cost of housing nudie says home prices will not appreciate at the levels. They have in the past four to six years a twenty eight year old former Dickinson. AST high school teacher and softball coach is accused of having sex with a fifteen year old boy in a classroom Kirsten pike was arrested Friday and bonded out Monday. She's due back in court in November Erris county precinct. One constable says an army captain is among thirteen arrested for trying to meet what they thought were underage girls. But it was actually a sting operation. Ben thought they were chatting online with thirteen to fifteen year olds constable says the army captain drove all the way down from the Dallas area to meet with what he thought was a teen. A former priest at a Catholic church in Conroe has turned himself into police after accusations. He abused children while assigned to the church. Conroe police say father Manuel LA Rosa, Lopez charged with four counts of indecency with a child on Wall Street..

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:33 min | 2 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"We have had a lot of rain the last couple of days, and we still have rained the rest of this week. So be on the alert for the possibility of flooding. That is our main concern the next several days sixty percent, chance of showers and storms today and tomorrow temperatures low to mid eighty s I'm Kerry Smith from the Weather Channel got a flash flood warning in effect for Harrison Galveston counties until noon, it's seventy seven on the island eighty here at the KTAR h top tax defenders twenty four hour weather center for live Doppler, seven forty weather radar. Go to KTAR rates dot com. Click on operation storm watch Lebanon. One our top story. Well, hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolina coast. Local. Forecasters are watching a system in. The Gulf of Mexico that Lanza with space city weather told Houston's morning news. Invest ninety five L has a chance of strengthening as it gets closer to Texas. This disturbance coming off the Yucatan is most likely going to go into the coastal bend, the Corpus Christi area. Maybe we'll have some heavy rain with it. I think most of the heaviest rain will stay south of Houston more toward Matagorda bay, Corpus Christi those areas. We will see more showers and thunderstorms here through the week including on Friday Saturday. Tropical storm Isaac is also showing signs of possibly entering the Gulf. But that's probably a week away. Coastguard putting out a final notice for those along the US shoreline ahead of hurricane. Florence US. Coast guard Admiral Keith Smith says they've made their last flyovers to notify Mariners at sea. Now, they're positioning heavy equipment needed. After the storm is final warning to those on land. Everyone in hurricane Florence's path to be ready to shelter in place. Stay off the water.

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"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

02:08 min | 3 years ago

"matagorda bay" Discussed on KTRH

"The texas louisiana border light to moderate rain from roughly i 45 an eastward continues today in the threat from catastrophic flooding around the houston metro area remains water rescues and evacuations are still ongoing around the area as of three o'clock this cedar by you gauge fm nineteen 42 reported fifty one point eighty eight inches of rain and that would be a new texas at that would be a new record four just about anything besting the forty eight inches at medina and 1978 it's near the us record is well given the complete saturated ground any current and future rainfall is going to exacerbate the conditions and hinder the pulling back of the flood waters elevated tides are going to further hinder the recession of coastal flood waters and the higher tides are likely going to last in to mid week the effect of the historic river and by you flooding will remain ongoing long after the rain ends we know that the potential for tropicalstorm force winds will also shift up the coastline while slowly decreasing down the coast towards matagorda bay fortunately the tornadoes threat his largely shifted east of our area but for all of our friends in the fam our families to the east very concerned about that of the remaining threats in the area the greatest threat to life and property continues to be the ongoing and catastrophic flooding event so you listen to some of traffic and weather together well i thought let's start to katie london a is watching the votes dilba yes of course we do want to reiterate again about the northwood pines division and referee crossing municipal water utility number one that irap preparing for evacuation of forty five as south t what cypress flood in turn left that is your root out suez spring high school she was shelter in place i tanis free the.

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