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Preliminary Report: Flooding along the Mississippi River

BNSF is monitoring the areas along the Mississippi River closely for flooding at Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The current forecasted river crests are at approximately 12:00 p.m. CT, March 27, 2010. Traffic scheduled through this area will be routed via Springfield, Missouri between St. Louis, Missouri and Memphis, Tennessee. BNSF personnel will continue to provide additional information as it becomes available.

Customers may see additional delays of 12-24 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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