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I-66W at MM 71.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-66 West at mile marker 71 in the County of Arlington, motorists can expect potential delays due to a vehicle accident.
The on ramp is partially blocked.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 1:08 PM EDT

I-95N at MM 77.6

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-95 at mile marker 77.6 in the City of Richmond, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle accident. The North right shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 1:22 PM EDT

I-95N at MM 119.7

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-95 at mile marker 119.7 in the County of Spotsylvania, motorists can expect potential delays due to a vehicle accident. The north right shoulder is closed.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 12:55 PM EDT

I-95N at MM 172.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-95 at mile marker 172 in the County of Fairfax, motorists can expect potential delays due to a vehicle accident. The north center lane and right shoulder are closed.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 1:23 PM EDT

I-64W at MM 267.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-64 at mile marker 267 in the City of Hampton, near Hampton river bridge, motorists can expect potential delays due to a multi-vehicle accident. The west center lane, right lane, and right shoulder are closed.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 1:07 PM EDT

I-64E at MM 256.8

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-64 at mile marker 256.8 in the City of Newport News, near Oyster Point, motorists can expect potential delays due to a vehicle accident. The east left lane is closed.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 1:22 PM EDT

I-64W at MM 203.0

STATE - VA - Traffic Incidents - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Description:
On I-64 West at mile marker 203 in the County of Henrico, motorists can expect delays due to a disabled tractor trailer.
The off-ramp to the weight scale narrows.
Last updated:
Wed 05/16/2018 1:02 PM EDT

Firefighters gather in East Texas for annual Wildland Fire Training Academy

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

LUFKIN, Texas – More than 200 emergency responders will attend the 21st Annual East Texas Wildfire and Incident Management Academy over the next two weeks to improve their knowledge and skills for combating wildfires and managing the complex, large scale disasters that often occur in Texas.  The East Texas

Wildfire Outbreak Forecast for Tuesday

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

April 16, 2018 — COLLEGE STATION, Texas — There is high probability of a significant wildfire outbreak in West Texas and the Panhandle Tuesday, April 17 with elevated to critical wildfire conditions present today. The areas of concern include Amarillo, Ft. Stockton, and Midland/Odessa. “With these con

Higher-end critical wildfire conditions will be present over portions of Western Texas and the Panhandle

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Higher-end critical wildfire conditions will be present over portions of Western Texas and the Panhandle tomorrow, March 18. There is a high probability of significant wildfire outbreak or a weather phenomenon called a Southern Plains Wildfire Outbreak. 

Two North Texas communities earn national recognition

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Two North Texas communities earn national recognition for cooperative wildfire mitigation efforts. The Lake Palo Pinto and 7R Ranch communities have earned the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise USA™ distinction.

After the flood: Texas A&M University students help plant trees along the Blanco River

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Texas A&M University students planted seedlings Saturday to help restore flood-damaged areas of the Blanco River. Aggie Replant, a student organization whose members strive to improve the community through tree planting events and environmental service.

20-year veteran of Texas A&M Forest Service receives Regents Fellow Award for management of wildland fire response systems

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Cynthia Foster, head of the Wildfire Planning and Preparedness Department at Texas A&M Forest Service received the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Fellow Service Award on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at a presentation ceremony in College Station. 

Critical fire weather conditions will be present over the Texas Panhandle and West Texas regions Wednesday

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Critical fire weather conditions will be present over the Texas Panhandle and West Texas regions Wednesday with a small chance of a weather-caused phenomena called a Southern Plains Wildfire Outbreak.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award to TFS employees

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Educational outreach team members who helped incorporate fire resistance ratings into the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Earth-Kind® Plant Selector were awarded a Superior Service Award for a Team today, Jan. 9, at a ceremony in Bryan, Texas.

Texas A&M AgriLife awards TFS forester for public service

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Texas A&M AgriLife has awarded Andrew Crocker, Staff Forester for Texas A&M Forest Service, the 2017 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for Pubic Service in Forestry.

Hurricane Harvey debris removal continues in Aransas County

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Months after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Texas A&M Forest Service employees are continuing their work with Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Texas Division of Emergency Management and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service to remove and burn vegetative debris left by the hurricane.

Fire truck donated to hurricane-damaged Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department received a fire truck today, donated by the Philomont Volunteer Fire Department from Virginia.

Texas A&M Forest Service celebrates successful year

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30
Over 500 Texas A&M Forest Service employees came together at the agency’s annual personnel meeting Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Texans celebrate “Tree-Epic” State Arbor Day

TFS Texas Forest Service - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:30

Texans from across the state gathered today in Grand Prairie, Texas to celebrate the State Arbor Day and all the benefits trees provide to people and communities. Festivities were held at Grand Central and featured a

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