Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
TC Winston continues to strengthen and at 06UTC 19th was located about 330 NM east of Suva, Fiji and was moving west at 12 knots. Max winds are estimated to by near 125 knots, Winston remains in favorable conditions for further development peaking at 130-140 knots during the next 12-18 hours. The center of Winston will reach or be very near Fiji about 12Z-18Z 20th.
Recent satellite images have Winston at Dvorak T number 7.0 suggesting max winds of 140 knots at 15Z 19 Feb 2016!
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