Valley Shrimpers Taking Refuge in Florida, Louisiana

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UPDATE (5/30): Rio Grande Valley shrimpers are now back out at sea.

Gulf waters have begun to calm as Alberto has become a tropical depression.

We're told taking refuge was mandatory.


WESLACO – Rio Grande Valley shrimpers are taking refuge in Florida and Louisiana because of Alberto.

Many Valley shrimpers were fishing along the coast.

One shrimper says a storm in the gulf can be devastating and potentially deadly if caught unprepared.

Watch the video above for more information.


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