NHC meteorologists had previously warned the area’s population of wind speeds of 130 kilometers per hour and heavy rains. Locally, 450 millimeters could fall. The risk of flooding is high. The hurricane, the first of the Atlantic season, was expected to gain strength over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Overland, the wind will decrease, which does not mean that the danger has subsided.
Authorities in Corpus Christi have closed public places such as libraries and museums and advised residents to take precautions. According to the Texas Tribune, Mayor Joe McComb urged residents of parts of the city at risk of being inundated with hearts when they are evacuated to avoid losing sight of the corona. “Bring enough masks because you might be away for a few days. But also at home I recommend wearing them if there are a lot of people staying there.”
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