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Gulf Coast Utilities Ready For Gustav

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Utilities from the Florida Panhandle to Texas are mobilizing hardhats for Hurricane Gustav, a powerful Category 3 monster packing winds of up 120 mph and gearing up to be the biggest storm to hit the Gulf since Katrina.

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Gustav's Possible Economic Hit Is Widespread

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Although attention is focused on the petroleum industry as Hurricane Gustav takes aim at the Gulf Coast, billions of dollars are at stake in other economic sectors: New Orleans' trademark tourism industry, the shipping business, sugar harvesting - and even such niche products as red-hot Tabasco sauce.

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The Gulf Coast Waits: Will It Be Another Katrina?

Posted: 08/31/2008 - With a historic evacuation complete, and gun-toting police and National Guardsmen standing watch over this city's empty streets, even presidential politics stood still Sunday while the nation waited to see if Hurricane Gustav would be another Katrina.

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McCain, Palin Visit Mississippi

Updated: 08/31/2008 - Republican presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain, announced changes for the Republican National Convention while visiting Mississippi with his his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

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Wind Advisory for Miss.

Posted: 08/31/2008 - A Wind Advisory has been issued for the Mississippi counties in the Newscenter 11 viewing area.

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East Mississippi Sheltering Evacuees

Updated: 08/31/2008 - Community leaders say the east Mississippi area, including Meridian and Philadelphia, is ready to take care of evacuees with nowhere else to go.

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Some Stations In 3 South Miss. Cities Out Of Gas

Posted: 08/31/2008 - The Mississippi Department of Transportation said Sunday that some service stations in extreme southwest Mississippi and along Interstate 59 out of Louisiana were out of gasoline.

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Hotel Update

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Here is updated accommodation availability information from visitmississippi.org. This includes hotels and shelters.

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Miss. Coast Traffic Information

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Here is a press release from MDOT with traffic information for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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Traffic Information From MDOT

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Here is a press release from MDOT with the latest on traffic due Hurricane Gustav evacuations.

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Status of Flights and Airports

Posted: 08/31/2008 - If you have plans to fly or are expecting a flight in, please check with the air carriers for the latest on the status of the flights.

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Bush Tells Gulf Coast Residents To Flee 'Dangerous' Storm

Posted: 08/31/2008 - President Bush warned residents of the Gulf Coast on Sunday that a "serious" storm was headed their way, echoing the sentiments of New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who reiterated his demands that city residents evacuate.

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McCain Orders Convention Changes Because Of Storm

Posted: 08/31/2008 - John McCain ordered changes in the Republican National Convention that was to be a four-day celebration of his presidential nomination Sunday, to "redirect our efforts" to reflect the seriousness of Hurricane Gustav as it churned toward the Gulf Coast.

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Obama To Ask Donors To Help Storm Victims

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said Sunday he will tap his huge political network of donors and volunteers to help U.S. victims of Hurricane Gustav after it comes inland.

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New Orleans Becomes A Ghost Town

Posted: 08/31/2008 - With Hurricane Gustav just a day away from a possible monster hit on New Orleans, the mayor Sunday pleaded with the last of its residents to get out, imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on those who stay and warned looters they will be sent directly to prison.

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Stephen Bowers' Sunday Gustav Blog

Updated: 08/31/2008 - Hurricane Gustav is still a very powerful category 3 hurricane and is barreling toward the north central Gulf Coast.

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