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To: All Agriculture, Industrial Product & Consumer Customers

Preliminary Report: Weather between Ft. Scott, Kansas and Memphis, Tennessee

At approximately 1:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 due to severe weather conditions BNSF Railway temporarily stopped operations between Fort Scott, Kansas, Memphis, Tennessee and points north to St. Louis, Missouri. Due to freezing rain and snow conditions in the area, it is expected that operations will not resume until Wednesday, January 28, 2009.

BNSF personnel are on site to continually monitor the impact and we will continue to provide you with additional information as they become available. Customers may experience delays of 12 to 24 hours on shipments moving through this corridor.

If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673, option 4, option 3.

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