Coast Guard opens ports of Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Victoria after Tropical Storm Don

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –The United States Coast Guard has resumed its normal response posture throughout the Coastal Bend region after Tropical Storm Don swept through the area, Saturday. Post storm assessments were completed on Saturday morning and no waterway or aids to navigation discrepancies were found. The ports of Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Victoria have been re-opened to commercial traffic...

Coast Guard sets Hurricane Condition 2, Port Condition Yankee in South Texas ports

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The United States Coast Guard has set Hurricane Condition II and Port Condition Yankee in Victoria, Corpus Christi, Brownsville and the surrounding area in response to Tropical Storm Don. The warning condition has been set 24 hours prior to arrival of gale force winds (39 mph/34 knots) associated with tropical cyclone activity. As a result of setting Yankee, the above ports...

Coast Guard urges planning and preparation as tropical storm enters the Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard urges mariners and residents along the gulf coast to begin planning and preparing for Tropical Storm Don. The tropical system is in the Gulf of Mexico and may gain strength. The Coast Guard urges the public to remember these guidelines: STAY INFORMED: The public should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through newspapers, the Internet, local television and radio...