Coast Guard adjusts port conditions in Gulf Coast region

Coast Guard adjusts port conditions in Gulf Coast region
Members from Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River prepare flood punt equipment in preparation for a forecast tropical depression in St. Louis July 10, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is adjusting port conditions and pre-staging response assets in the Gulf Coast region due to a forecast tropical depression expected to form by Thursday. Port conditions change...

Coast Guard urges mariners to be safe as tropical depression develops in the Southern Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard urges mariners to be safe as tropical depression develops in the Southern Gulf of Mexico
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters to stay off the water due to a developing tropical depression expected to impact Florida’s Gulf Coast Sunday extending through Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center reports high winds up to 25 knots, heavy rain and rising waves up to 12 feet that may affect the eastern Gulf of Mexico. All boaters and beachgoers are strongly encouraged...

Coast Guard prepares for severe weather in American Samoa

HONOLULU – Coast Guardsmen at Sector Honolulu and American Samoa are preparing for a severe weather event occurring this weekend in the vicinity of American Samoa, Friday. Indications and models suggest the current tropical depression is expected to form into a tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours.  Weather predictions indicate heavy rain and thunderstorms for the next week. “For their...