Preliminary Report of Flooding – Hurricane Humberto
We have a report that tropical storm Humberto was upgraded to a Category One Hurricane at approximately 2 A.M. CT and made landfall south of Beaumont, Texas. Humberto will bring heavy rain to the Lake Charles, Louisiana area over the next several hours. Rainfall totals of 4 to 8 inches, locally 12 inches, can be expected with this hurricane. Runoff from this heavy rain will lead to widespread flooding across southeastern Louisiana.
Customers will receive a separate advisory as soon as we receive additional updates, outlining the anticipated impact to shipments and the estimated time of the track opening.
All trains have been stopped at Beaumont, Texas , Lafayette and Livonia, Louisiana.