Good Wednesday afternoon, AP. Chief Blanchard here with an update on the weather and the City’s ongoing efforts.
Updates on Local Businesses:
- Walmart is open.
- Murphy USA is open (possibly out of fuel).
- Valero on Wheeler is open (possibly out of fuel).
- Eagle Mart (formerly Snappies) is open.
- There are other open businesses between 12th and FM 1069 along Wheeler Avenue.
Emergency Managers Desk:
Conserve water! Report leaks to the City ASAP. 361-758-5301 ext. 2100. Water is on but due to leaks, we are unable to get it out to everywhere in town. REPORT LEAKS!
Water Filling Station 5 pm – 8 pm (or until empty)
Aransas Pass Public Works has established a water filling station on Yoakum Street behind the old hospital. You need to bring your own containers to fill up with. The water is not potable unless you BOIL it first. THE WATER IS FREE FOR RESIDENTS.
10- gallon MAX PER VEHICLE, 5 pm – 8 pm only (or until empty)
- WATER BOIL in effect.
- Chili dinner anticipated at the Shelter this evening (see shelter location below). Drive around back in orderly fashion.
- Weather is expected to improve this weekend.
- Harbor Bridge to Corpus Christi is OPEN.
Latest update from AEP as of Today.
- Wednesday, 2/17/2021 (2) – https://police.aptx.gov/winter-weather-update-6/
- Tuesday, 2/16/2021 (2) – https://police.aptx.gov/winter-weather-update-4-2/
- Tuesday, 2/16/2021 – https://police.aptx.gov/winter-weather-update-4/
- Monday, 2/15/2021 (2) – https://police.aptx.gov/winter-weather-update-3/
- Monday, 2/15/2021 – https://police.aptx.gov/winter-weather-update-from-ap/
- Sunday, 2/14/2021 – https://police.aptx.gov/special-reminder-winter-weather-advisory/
- Report electrical outages here (877) 373-4858 or https://www.aeptexas.com/outages/.
- IF YOU MUST drive, check road conditions before heading out. Many roads are either closed or iced over https://drivetexas.org/.
- Have an emergency? Call or text us to 911. Otherwise, call us at 361-758-5224.
Stay tuned here for more updates as they become necessary. Also, be sure to update your emergency contact information for our emergency alerting system by visiting our CodeRED page here: https://police.aptx.gov/ea.
– Chief Blanchard.