City Emergency Operation Center Activated
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) is activated and monitoring low-lying areas including the Calle Las Colonias subdivision and the Oso Creek Bridge. The City experienced heavy rain overnight and more is expected. If driving is necessary, please use extreme caution.
It was a busy night for Corpus Christi First Responders as heavy rains flooded many city streets. Floodwaters took a toll on motorists, stalling many vehicles on roadways. Firefighters and Police engaged in numerous water rescues overnight. The City has highwater vehicles deployed for emergency calls as localized flooding continues.
City Services Update: Solid Waste collection crews will begin late, but all services will run today.
Zavala and Broadmoor Senior Centers will be closed due to street flooding as the sites are not accessible. Meals will be offered at adjacent sites. Also, meals to homebound residents will be limited due to residential street flooding.
The EOC will remain activated as the City continues to monitor and respond as needed.
Media representatives can contact Public Information Manager DeAnna McQueen at (361) 443-1427 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.