Hurricane Matthew 10/9/2016 Noon Update



10/9/2016 Noon EDT Update – Hurricane Matthew

Links:  What’s New, Open Needs, Resources, Fulfilled Needs, Volunteer

As of this report, partners in Virginia have been added to this distribution. 

This report is provided for your planning purposes regarding Hurricane Matthew. Significant flooding is occuring in the Carolinas. Please follow the National Weather Service and other official information sources.

Links to information on items affecting supply chain activities is listed in the table below. This update includes information on open hotel and lodging. Should there be information you need but do not see, please contact us and we will add it to the report. A summary of re-entry information for all affected states has been prepared by the Department of Homeland Security National Infrastructure Coordinating Council and is available for download from our website: . (note: updated 10/9/2016 16:10 EDT)

ALAN is coordinating with emergency management and non-profit partners. Needs are posted at: Click the link to offer support or submit your offer of assistance here: We anticipate additional logistics requests. PLEASE NOTE: These requests may take several days to a week to surface as damage assessments are completed and local resources are exhausted.

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Thank you for your continued support!

What’s New – Hurricane Matthew 

Please follow reporting from the National Weather Service and other official information sources.

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River Flood Forecast


Open Needs – ALAN Nonprofit Partners
Matthew ALAN Needs icons only 2
Truck111x74 2 Transportation Warehouse111x74Warehouse
TBD MIA, NYC, Orlando area
Forklift111x74 Material Handling Equipment expertise 2Expertise
Florida: 3 forklifts TBD


Information and Resources for Businesses
Business Preparedness / Situational Awareness
Safe and Well (mark yourself or search for employees)

Facebook Safety Check

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Disaster Help Desk 888-MY BIZ HELP (888-692-4943)
National Business Emergency Operations Center
Register to receive FEMA Daily Updates
Florida Business Emergency Operations Center
Re-entry guidance: 

Report business damages:
Georgia Business Emergency Operations  Contact Janay Stargell
North Carolina Business Emergency Operations Center Contact
South Carolina Business Emergency Operations Center Contact Dave Perry –
Curfews (as of 10/9/2016 8:00 AM EDT)
Georgia Curfew Begin Curfew End
City of Port Wentworth Dark 9 AM, 10/10/2016
Chattam County Dusk Dawn
Glynn County Midnight 5 AM, 10/10/2016
Liberty County Dusk Dawn
South Carolina Curfew Begin Curfew End
Beaufort County 7:00 PM 7:00 AM
Berkeley County Midnight 6:00 AM
Charleston County Midnight 6:00 AM
City of Charleston Midnight 6:00 AM
Colleton County 11:00 PM TBD
Dorchester County 6:00 PM TBD
Jasper County 8:00 PM Daylight
Williamsburg County 8:00 PM 8:00 AM
Information on waivers for motor carriers and drivers providing direct emergency relief to, from or within the areas covered by the declarations

Motor Carrier safety waivers (including hours) of service are in place for vehicles responding to Matthew in FL, GA, SC, NC, and VA.

FL: Executive Order 16-230
GA: Executive Order
NC: Executive Order 108 (Amended)
SC: Executive Order 2015-26
VA: Executive Order 60

Road conditions (as of 11:00 AM EDT) : Significant closures: I-95 in SC at Mile Marker (MM) 22 and MM 181 to the NC state line; I- 26 in SC westbound from US-301 to Savannah, GA; I-40 in NC from Exit 355 to Exit 364; Exit 319 to 325; and I-95 in NC from Exit 25 to 33, at Exit 87, at Exit 100, and from Exit  116 to 119. US-80 in GA between Savannah and Tybee Island is closed. I-16 Eastbound from Exit 116 to the East in GA is open only to first responders and emergency personnel.

Bridge Closures:
US-17 Talmadge Memorial Bridge in Savannah, GA is open to Hutchinson Island; access not provided to SC due to road closures. All bridges in Northeast FL counties are open except for the Shands Bridge, which is closed due to damage to the approaches.

VA: Virginia – Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Currently on Level 3 wind restrictions.

FL: Tolls in Florida are suspended.





Port conditions: (as of 11:30 AM EDT)
Port Sector Link
FL Jacksonville (Port Canaveral, Port of Fernandina, Port of Jacksonville)
FL Miami (Fort Pierce, Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach):
GA Savannah (Brunswick, Savannah):
NC (all)
SC (Beaufort, Charleston, Georgetown)
Airport status (as of 11:30 AM EDT)

Closed Airports Anticipated reopening
28J 10/14/2016 11:30 UTC
BQK 10/9/2016 16:00 UTC
FLO 10/10/2016 09:00 UTC
HXD 10/10/2016 12:00 UTC
SGJ 10/9/2016 16:00 UTC.
SSI 10/9/2016 16:00 UTC.
Rail status (as of 11:30 AM EDT) CSX and Amtrak are working to establish a temporary route from Miami to Tampa. The abbreviated Amtrak service should start on October 9. CSX has cleared a route from Chicago to Jacksonville, FL; FL rail lines open East and West. CSX anticipates major tree impacts, significant flooding, and widespread power loss to the A-line north of Jacksonville, but has not yet been able to begin work on clearing the line. The Charleston subdivision and other subdivisions in parts of GA and SC are awaiting assessment. Norfolk Southern has reopened line to Jacksonville; inspection is ongoing.
Power outage maps
FL: Duke Energy
NC: Duke
SC Electric Cooperatives SC Electric Cooperatives-
SC: Duke
SC: Santee Cooper Santee Cooper-
Information on open / closed status of retail and lodging facilities in affected areas: (open pharmacies)

Georgia: 1-800-Visit-GA (847-4842)

South Carolina:

North Carolina: 1-800-VISIT-NC (847-4862) Raleigh (Wake County)

Fulfilled Needs & Other ALAN Activities

Thank you to those who have offered support for our current response including Camrett Logistics, Commercial Warehousing, Grimes Logistics, Raymond Handling, and Swafford Transport.

We’re also grateful for our association and media partners who are sharing messaging including ATA, Food Shippers of America, Georgia Logistics, IWLA, MHI, WERC, DCVelocity, CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly, Modern Materials Handling.

If you’d like to learn more about how you can participate in future response activities, contact us today.

Volunteering With ALAN

We continue to seek volunteers to assist with all areas of our work. If you’d like to learn more, register today.

Special appreciation to volunteers Joe T. from TSquared Logistics, Tim F. from Foremost Quality Logistics, and Sandra F. from Pro Transportation Services, Inc. for their assistance with this response.

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