City Monitoring Tropical Depression and Urges Residents to Sign Up for Reverse Alert

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The City of Corpus Christi Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is actively monitoring Tropical Depression Eight which has formed in the Central Gulf of Mexico. Work has been occurring this week to prepare for rain and potential flooding by clearing storm drains, preparing street barricades, and reviewing emergency response plans among all City departments.

To get the latest weather updates from the City of Corpus Christi, residents should sign up for weather alerts at The City works closely with the National Weather Service who early today issued a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for the Texas Coast from Port Mansfield to San Luis Pass. The tropical system could bring rain, potential flooding, and winds to the area as early as Friday.

The City also has a variety of resources and information for storm preparations at Residents can also get updates on City social channels at Facebook: @citygov and at Twitter: cityofcc.