Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Forecasted Heavy Rains and Possible Strong Winds

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The forecast is calling for possible heavy rains and strong winds in the Coastal Bend overnight, Friday, and through the weekend. The City of Corpus Christi would like to remind citizens to be prepared.

As we continue to monitor the weather conditions, area residents are encouraged to safeguard family, pets, and property.

The City reminds residents high winds can turn over trash and recycling carts and asks customers to wait until in the morning to put out carts by 7:30 a.m.      

Stay up to date on the latest conditions, by registering for emergency alerts at

For more information, media representatives can contact Public information Manager DeAnna McQueen at 361-826-2940 or by email at