Weather Related Service Update: Tropical Depression Imelda

Friday, September 20, 2019: The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for parts of southwestern San Jacinto, southeastern Montgomery, northwestern Chambers, southwestern Liberty and northeastern and north-central Harris counties. A flash flood emergency was also declared in southwestern Newton County, southern Hardin County, Orange County and southeastern Jasper County. More than 57,000 homes… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Hurricane Dorian

Friday,  September 6, 2019: Hurricane Dorian Update: Life- threatening storm surge and dangerous winds will continue for the next several hours along portions of the North Carolina coast, portions of southeast Virginia and the southern Chesapeake Bay. Flash flooding is expected for portions of northeastern North Carolina into far southeast Virginia. Dangerous storm surge impacts… Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Barry

Thursday, July 11, 2019: New Orleans has been inundated with heavy rains associated with the developing storm system in the Gulf of Mexico which is forecast to intensify to hurricane strength by Friday. The system has already caused widespread flooding along with many road closures and delays at the ports and rails. Container and breakbulk… Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert: Multiple Tornadoes & Flash Flooding From Texas to Missouri

As many as 19 tornadoes reportedly impacted central Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas Monday, 05/20/2019.  The severe weather brought destructive high-speed winds, heavy rain and large hail. Flash flood emergencies have been issues for areas in the impacted zone: The National Weather Service warns that the severe thunderstorms with tornadoes and heavy rain threat… Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert- Southeast Texas: 05/10/2019

A severe weather event took shape across southeastern Texas on Thursday night, 05/09/2019, with large hail, gusty winds and flooding downpours. This latest storm comes on the heels of multiple days of severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall across the region over the past couple of weeks. These severe weather has caused large scale power outages and service… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 – Despite welcoming Spring just three weeks ago, many people in the upper Midwest and Plains are experiencing severe, winter-like weather. Winter Storm Wesley swept through parts of the Midwest from Wyoming to Minnesota, bringing with it heavy snow and high winds Wednesday. As of Thursday morning, the system has caused… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: 03/22/2019

Friday, March 22, 2019 – Severe flooding continues in several Midwest states, the result of recent snow melt combined with heavy rains. Rising floodwaters are impacting communities and farms, threatening levees, closing roads, affecting rail operations and devastating other critical infrastructure. Transportation and freight movements – especially by rail – have experienced significant disruptions. Service… Continue Reading

Winter Storm Diego

Winter Storm Diego impacted the Southeast over the weekend, dropping a staggering amount of snow, ice, and rain across the region. The storm was responsible for multiple deaths, thousands of power outages, and road closures/blockages.Although the worst of the storm fall is behind us, the post-storm temperatures dipping below freezing could mean more ice related… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Hurricane Michael

Friday, October 12, 2018:  Storm system Michael is expected to move off the Mid-Atlantic Coast and transition to a Post-Tropical as the storm races northward off the Northeast coastline. Heavy rain associated with Michael will clip parts of Southern New England through Friday afternoon and night. Many in the southeastern states are now attempting to… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Hurricane Florence

Monday, September 17, 2018 – Services continue to be impacted by tropical depression Florence which is producing widespread heavy rains over parts of North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina into Western Virginia. While there are no coastal or warnings in effect, flash flood watches are in effect across much of North Carolina, northern South Carolina,… Continue Reading