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To: All Impacted Customers
09/13/2007

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.

All trains have been stopped at Beaumont, Texas , Lafayette and Livonia, 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.

    If you have any questions, please send an email to Customer.Notifications@bnsf.com