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Hidalgo County Officials Prepare For Expected Heavy Rainfall

Hidalgo County Officials Prepare For Expected Heavy Rainfall

Several parts of the Rio Grande Valley have already received about 10 inches of rain, officials are now taking preventive measures. According to the National Weather Service, rainfall is expected to continue throughout the week. Ricardo Saldana, Hidalgo County Emergency management Coordinator tells Fox News the county has been preparing since yesterday. “We’re preparing for […]

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Officials Offer Tips To Keep Pets Safe In Case Of A Natural Disaster

Officials Offer Tips To Keep Pets Safe In Case Of A Natural Disaster

The month of September is National Preparedness Month. Being prepared for what to do before and after a natural disaster is important and so is knowing what to do with your pet in case of an emergency. Preparing for a weather emergency may be easy if you’re only planning for yourself but getting things ready for your […]

FEMA Offers Natural Disaster Preparation Tips

FEMA Offers Natural Disaster Preparation Tips

After the devastating hurricanes and wildfires that happened last year, FEMA officials want to inform residents on how to be prepared for a disaster. National Preparedness month is recognized every September to provide residents with tips on what to do before and after a natural disaster. This year’s theme is: “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn […]

McAllen International Airport Hosts 2018 NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour

McAllen International Airport Hosts 2018 NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour

Today was the beginning of National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Officials want to remind the community to be ready in case of a catastrophe. McAllen International Airport hosted the 2018 NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour. We got an opportunity to meet with experts, scientist and crew members who respond to hurricanes. The season begins June 1, experts’ […]

Red Cross Needs Volunteers, Ahead Of Hurricane Season

Red Cross Needs Volunteers, Ahead Of Hurricane Season

The American Red Cross says they are in need of volunteers.After last year’s extreme hurricane season, experts are predicting severe storms this year. According to a forecaster from Colorado State University, a total of 14 named storms, and seven hurricanes are expected this season.The organization is looking for people that are available to assist in […]

South Padre Island Prepares For Spring Break

South Padre Island Prepares For Spring Break

Every year spring break brings in thousands of visitors to the island. With the number expected to rise this year, SPI officials are getting ahead of the game by increasing law enforcement presence. Today through a press conference law enforcement agents said they will be patrolling back and forth on the beaches.South Padre officials will […]