October 9, 2020 Weather Related Service Update: Hurricane Delta Delta to Make Landfall This Evening; Heavy Rainfall to Impact Lower Mississippi Valley to Appalachians Hurricane Delta will make landfall in southwest Louisiana this evening and bring life-threatening storm surge, destructive winds, and significant flooding. As Delta moves inland, heavy rainfall and the risk of flooding will overspread the lower Mississippi-Tennessee Valleys and Appalachians over the next few days. Unsettled weather is also expected over the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Odyssey will continue to monitor conditions and provide carrier updates here. For live updates click here. Resources: FMCSA: 5 State HOS Waiver Freight: YRC Freight Thursday, October 8, 2020 Delta Heading Toward the Northern Gulf Coast Delta is moving toward the northern Gulf Coast, where life-threatening storm surge and dangerous hurricane-force winds are likely beginning Friday. Storm surge and hurricane warnings remain in effect. Significant flooding is also likely from the central Gulf Coast into the lower Mississippi Valley. As Delta moves further inland, heavy rainfall will develop in the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Hurricane Delta Likely to Approach Gulf Coast Friday Hurricane Delta will move northward across the Gulf of Mexico and will likely approach the Louisiana coastline by late Friday with dangerous winds, life-threatening storm surge, heavy rainfall, and flooding. The remainder of the country will experience mainly tranquil conditions, although some showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Great Lakes into the Northeast through Thursday.