The Tropical Storm Warning has been canceled for Southern Hidalgo, inland Cameron, and inland Willacy Counties. However, a Tropical Storm Warning continues for coastal Willacy and coastal Cameron Counties through this evening. This includes the city of South Padre Island.
Today Governor Abbott held a state wide weather call with various various Texas county and city management including 350 local emergency response officials. This after receiving a briefing from the Texas Emergency Management Council and the Texas State Emergency Operations Center.
"I urge Texans to remain alert about changing weather conditions, take the active weather threats seriously, and heed the guidance of local officials as storms bringing rain and flood concerns push through our state," said Governor Abbott. "The State of Texas is using all means necessary to support local community efforts to protect life and property, and it’s essential that communities across the state take proactive measures to keep all Texans safe." He reminded them that the State of Texas remains ready to ensure all needs are met across Texas and continues to do everything possible to help local communities. Click here to see more about the briefing.