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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3389 posts, RR: 42
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 993 times:
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Houston is getting record levels of rain at this time... the local news station has 4 feet of water in their building and has to go off the air. IAH has had at least 54 diversions and is reporting delays up to seven hours or more.So I would suggest that if anyone has flight plans in the next day or two that include IAH or HOU .... Change them.I think I am on high enough ground to avoid wading out my front door... but I'm keeping an eye outside just in case.


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User currently offlineCo/ba From United States of America, joined May 2001, 399 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 919 times:

I heard 1437 dvrtd to Lake Charles? Sation manager was on board.

User currently offlineWe're Nuts From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5722 posts, RR: 20
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 916 times:

Geez, a plane would rather land in a lake than Houston!? The rain must be bad! Laugh out loud Laugh out loud


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User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6573 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 914 times:

Hong Kong's the same. Rainstorm and flooding warnings the past few days as well as thunderstorms galore. Glad I'm not flying.

User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 900 times:

I was going to say that !!!

User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3389 posts, RR: 42
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 891 times:
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I hope HKG is having an easer time of it then we are. Lots of Houstonians have a pool where their living room use to be. CO has suspended all operations at IAH until at least 0700hrs local.


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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3389 posts, RR: 42
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 864 times:
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The Mayor of Houston has declared the city in a state of emergency....(Duh..!). Most of the city is under water in what is said to be a 500 year flood. CO has canceled most domestic flights in and out of IAH until 1200hrs local. So if anyone has flights that include either IAH or HOU any time soon... rethink your plans.
I sure hope HKG has/is having an easier time with their weather.



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User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 839 times:

I'm in AUS and we're getting DC-10s. 762s, 772s, we got KLM, LH, and Cayman.

User currently offlineCapt.Picard From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 827 times:

There is a photo on the database of a number of European carriers diverted at MSY, during previous bad weather at IAH.

You seem to be getting more interesting weather than us! Big grin

CP


User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5042 posts, RR: 16
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 824 times:

Lake Charles is a small town a little over a hundred miles east of Houston metro area, in the state of Louisiana. No, the plane isn't being diverted into a lake...but to the Lake Charles Regional Airport.

I didn't know their runway was long enough for a commercial jet.

Did a lot of Houston flights get diverted to MSY?



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User currently offlineIahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3389 posts, RR: 42
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 800 times:
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MSY is one of the usual diversion cities for IAH so I would say yes. CO's IAH diversion info is loaded in FOMS, not Sonic, so I don't know just what flight went where last night. Some of these aircraft have yet to arrive at IAH... and, given the current situation, may very well not do so for some time to come.


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User currently offlineCapt.Picard From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 797 times:

Last time this happened:


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User currently offlineWe're Nuts From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5722 posts, RR: 20
Reply 12, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 788 times:

Yes, I know Smile. Just trying to lighten a serious discussion.


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User currently offlineAA 737-800 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 787 times:

Do anyone know if any CO flights have been diverted to LBB? or have most been diverted to airports a bit closer?



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User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 765 times:

AT AUS we had the LH A340, KLM 744, and Cayman 732.

User currently offlineNW-ELITE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 744 times:

Because of the rain in IAH today, CO cancelled 400 flights to/from IAH.

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8892 posts, RR: 12
Reply 16, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 732 times:

Has DFW or DAL gotten any extra flights? I would assume AF would put their flights into DFW due to Delta's hub at DFW.

Jeff


User currently offlineYoungDon From United States of America, joined May 2001, 394 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (13 years 1 month 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 729 times:

A lot of local airports are getting IAH/HOU diversions. These include MSY, DAL, DFW, SAT, BPT, AUS, and EFD. Ellington is especially significant as for a while during the downpours last night EFD was getting heavy commercial traffic.

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