Monitoring Tropical Storms in the Gulf of Mexico

Announcement Number: CN2020-37
Categories: General Announcements
Posted Date: August 21, 2020

To Our Customers,
We are currently monitoring two tropical systems in the Gulf of Mexico:
  • Tropical Storm Laura – Forecasted to make landfall near Florida on the Gulf of Mexico early next week.
  • Tropical Depression Fourteen – Forecasted to make landfall in the Gulf region of Texas early next week.
We are making preparations along our network to ensure any potential outages are addressed and repaired as quickly as possible. Customers should familiarize themselves with our Hurricane Planning and Recovery plan now in the event the storm is upgraded. The web page covers best practices to follow during the hurricane season.
If you have any questions, please contact Customer Care & Support at 800-272-8777 or your Union Pacific representative.