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Flash flood threat keeps rolling across southern Plains

Periods of torrential rainfall have drenched parts of the Plains and the lower Mississippi Valley over the past day or two, with some areas receiving 5 inches or more of rainfall.

Like boxcars on a train, additional rounds of excessive rainfall will hit many of the same areas into Thursday, keeping the likelihood of at least minor supply chain delays in the picture.

The National Weather Service (NWS)...

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Will capacity return to trucking?

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is not to rely too heavily on the patterns and connections that helped us understand the world around us prior to the outbreak. While some connections remain intact – like tighter capacity leads to higher rates – there are many whose relationships have become disconnected. Key ones include some of the macroeconomic measures and the trucking industry. The big question moving forward for surface transportation...

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Texas coast, border regions brace for Tropical Storm Hanna

U.S Customs and Border Protectio, Air and Marine Operations along with multiple other agencies and good citizens provide support to communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Beaumont, Texas on August 30, 2017. Photogrpaher: Donna Burton

Tropical Storm Hanna will bring heavy rains, as well as the potential for some flooding, high winds and storm surges across South Texas, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Hanna will likely hit the Texas Gulf Coast...

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