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 stresses awareness during hurricane season

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is urging mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for the 2010 Hurricane Season, which started Tuesday. National hurricane preparedness is a shared responsibility. Government agencies have a responsibility to alert citizens and respond to those in distress. Those in the path of an approaching storm have a responsibility to stay alert, heed warnings and ensure...