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Tropical Storm Don - Alert #1
Posted: July 28, 2011 at 2:15 p.m.

Stay informed and keep an eye on Tropical Storm Don

Tropical Storm Don has begun to develop in the Gulf of Mexico. As of 1 p.m. Thursday, the storm was 430 miles east-southeast of Brownsville moving west-northwest at 14 mph. The maximum wind was 40 mph.

Tropical Storm Don is projected to move toward the Corpus Christi area and make landfall about midnight Friday.

Based on this forecast, we do not expect any disruption of our academic, research or business operations.

You can never predict what a tropical storm will do so it is important to continue to listen to weather reports.

We will continue to monitor the movement of Tropical Storm Don and will keep you informed of any changes. 

You can find more information at the following links:

It is also important to stay informed through weather reports via the following local media:


  • The Brownsville Herald
  • The Valley Morning Star
  • Mid-Valley Town Crier
  • The Monitor of McAllen
  • San Benito News
  • Port Isabel Press
  • Island Breeze

Television Stations:

  • Channel 2 - KTLM Telemundo
  • Channel 3 - KNVO Univision
  • Channel 4 - KGBT-TV
  • Channel 5 - KRGV-TV
  • Channel 10 - KMBH-TV60
  • Channel 23/8 - KVEO-23
  • The Weather Channel

Radio Stations:

  • KURV - AM 710
  • KGBT  AM 1530
  • KGBT  FM 98.5
  • KTEX - FM 100.3
  • KBFM – FM 104.1
  • KMBH - FM 89.5 

The UTB Hurricane Team and the UTB Hurricane Plan/Alert Page will keep you updated on any new announcements and updates from

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