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Weekend closings caused by wet Coastal Bend conditions

Posted: 3:23 PM, Sep 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-15 21:19:15-04

Stormy conditions in the Coastal Bend are playing havoc with life across the area this weekend.

After many schools and government entities were closed or delayed classes on Friday, more of the same will be seen on Saturday and beyond.

Please monitor this page as we will compile an updated list as we learn of more closures and delays.

Here are the events we currently have been notified about:

COASTAL BEND EVENTS:

Conquer the Coast bicycle race, canceled.

CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI:

Service updates

  • The City of Corpus Christi Emergency Operations Center will be partially activated starting Thursday night to monitor and deploy as needed for potential flooding.
  • The Customer Call Center will be on 24-hour operations beginning today until 6 p.m. Friday for flooding related utility services.
  • Trash and recycling will operated normally, including the J.C. Elliott Collection Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
  • Trash collection for streets that experience flooding should delay garbage set-out until Saturday. If street flooding continues, call the Corpus Christi customer call center at 826-2489 (CITY) on Monday to schedule a pick-up.
  • Sandbag distribution events have been canceled for Saturday. The public will be notified when it will notified when it will continue.
  • Utilities will maintain 24/7 operations to address service issues, blocked storm drains and emergency utility repairs as needed.

City facility closures

  • Public libraries will be closed on Saturday.
  • Doggie dip is cancelled for Saturday at West Guth Pool.

AREA COLLEGES

TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE

  • The 2018 Javelina Cross Country Invitational has been cancelled. The campus is closed and will reopen on Monday.

ART MUSEUM OF SOUTH TEXAS

  • Dollar After Dark, the museum’s extended evening hours and reduced admission event on Friday has been cancelled. The museum will resume regular business hours on Saturday.

CORPUS CHRISTI ISD

  • CCISD’s Operation K.E.Y.S. Walk, scheduled for Saturday at  Moody High School, has been canceled.

POW/MIA CEREMONY

  • The event, scheduled for Saturday at Sherrill Park, has been canceled. It has been rescheduled to coincide with the Gold Star Mothers ceremony on Sept. 29 at Sherrill Park.

CITY OF KINGSVILLE CLOSURES

  • The Trash-Off event scheduled for Saturday has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.
FLOUR BLUFF CLOSURES
  • Flour Bluff Community Outreach Center GED classes canceled Friday and Saturday.