Coast Guard deploys flood punts to assist with Hurricane Irma response

Coast Guard deploys flood punts to assist with Hurricane Irma response
U.S. Coast Guard flood Punt team helps survivors evacuate Houston floods during Hurricane Harvey. Punts are small boats teams respond to floods or natural disasters. ST. LOUIS — Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River is deploying three flood punt teams to assist with Hurricane Irma responses, Friday. The flood punt teams will stage in Mobile, Ala., and remain ready to respond to areas affected...