Emergency Operation Center Activated in Hidalgo Co.

Posted: Updated: Sep 13, 2018 02:04 PM

EDINBURG – Hidalgo County activated an emergency operation center in Edinburg to quicken response efforts in case of severe flooding conditions.

The county’s emergency management coordinator tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS they’ve responded to 25 rescues so far.

Ricardo Saldana adds dozens of families have also been evacuated from their homes.

For weather-related information, residents can call 956-292-7750.

Staff will be answering calls Thursday, Sept. 13 until 6 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Watch the video above for more information. 

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