Hurricane Ike Slams into Houston

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When the storm hit town in the early morn of Saturday, September 13, it flooded roads, snapped trees, prevented firefighters from saving a culinary landmark and shattered windows on a downtown skyscraper.

UPDATE September 13, 2014: Five years after Hurricane Ike roared through the area, photographer Daniel Kramer took the time to go back and see how much has changed since those dark days five years ago. By comparing these Hurricane Ike locations then and now, you can see how powerful the storm was.