10 days after Florence's landfall, flooding continues in Carolinas

10 days after Florence's landfall, flooding continues in Carolinas

10 days after Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wilmington, much of the North Carolina coast is still flooded. Waters are forecast to gradually recede over the course of this week and into the weekend.

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Weather has a huge impact on the freight market. FreightWaves adds full-time meteorologist to cover and analyze impacts

Weather has a huge impact on the freight market. FreightWaves adds full-time meteorologist to cover and analyze impacts

FreightWaves adds a full-time meteorologist to the analytics and editorial team. He will be developing tools and resources for market-participants to interpret and react to weather and climate related events.

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Interstates closed, flood concerns rise

Interstates closed, flood concerns rise

It may no longer be a hurricane, but Florence is still expected to exact a toll on the Carolinas and then further inland over the next several days as the slow-moving storm drops rain measured in feet rather than inches across a wide swath of area.

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Logistically speaking, FEMA, relief agencies are ready for Florence’s aftermath

Logistically speaking, FEMA, relief agencies are ready for Florence’s aftermath

FEMA has been working since early in the week to arrange resources to respond as soon as it is safe to do so in areas impacted by Hurricane Florence, and said at a media briefing today that it stands ready to help.

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Bulk trailer demand for Florence cleanup could create capacity issue for southeast ag products

Bulk trailer demand for Florence cleanup could create capacity issue for southeast ag products

Bulk trailers, including walking floor and end dumps, are commonly used for cleanup following hurricanes. The timing of Florence could create a capacity issue in the southeast for ag products as owners of these types of trailers shift to cleanup efforts.

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FEMA expects infrastructure damage; FMCSA issues emergency declarations for 13 states

FEMA expects infrastructure damage; FMCSA issues emergency declarations for 13 states

FEMA stands ready to address the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has now issued a “Regional Emergency Declaration” for 13 states and the District of Columbia as the southeast braces for the historic storm.

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