Orange County Officials have confirmed 2 homes have taken on water. A shelter is being opened for residents that may need emergency shelter in the event their homes do take on water or lose electricity.
First United Methodist Church, Mauriceville
11929 Hwy 12, Mauriceville, TX 77626
Residents will need to bring an ID, change of clothing, and medication.
Residents are still encouraged to SHELTER IN PLACE and avoid driving on the roadways due to water over the roads in some areas of the county. If you must travel, please take the following precautions:
Pay attention to barricades.
Never attempt to drive through flooded roadways and avoid underpasses.
Be aware of hydroplaning.
If you drive through neighborhoods, WATCH YOUR SPEED. High speeds cause water to be pushed into homes, endangering property and/or lives.
TURN AROUND, DONíT DROWN!
DO NOT drive down flooded roads unless absolutely necessary to prevent water from being pushed further into yards and homes.
UPDATED SANDBAG INFORMATION
All sites listed below will remain open as long as supplies last
Precinct 1 Road & Bridge Barn, North Hwy 87 at North Teal, Orange
Precinct 2 Road & Bridge Barn, 2600 Lawrence Road, Orange
Commissioner Precinct 2 Office, 11867 Hwy 62 North, Orange
Precinct 3 Road & Bridge Barn, 2502 W Roundbunch Road, Orange
Precinct 4 Road & Bridge Barn, 375 Claiborne Street, Vidor
Vidor Sub Courthouse / Pct. 4 Commissionerís parking lot (new site)
Orange County Drainage District, 8081 Old Hwy 90, Orange
Memorial Field, Eddleman Drive near Meeks Drive
Bridge City Sewer Plant, 297 Bower, Bridge City
across from the Animal Shelter, 160 Watts Street