Additional Rainfall Expected Through Saturday
Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until Friday
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi continues to monitor the ongoing rain and potential flooding threats closely. The National Weather Services is predicting three to five additional inches of rain in Corpus Christi through Saturday morning. A flash flood watch remains in effect until Friday evening with additional rainfall possible on Saturday.
Oso Creek is expected to rise to near 26 feet today which could lead to lowland flooding in the area. The City also is monitoring La Volla Creek near the Las Colonias and Los Encinos subdivisions. The City has established a plan of action to assist residents if necessary.
The Nueces River at Calallen is rising and should crest near 25 feet Friday morning. As a precaution, the City has halted water releases from Lake Corpus Christi.
Public Works crews continue to monitor street closures and pump floodwaters from Four Bluff neighborhoods affected by the inclement weather.
As rains continue, residents throughout Corpus Christi are asked to continue to heed safety warnings, especially when flooding conditions are present.
For media inquiries, contact Public Information Manager Robert Gonzales at 361-826-3233 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.