Five shelters remain open for flooding victims

Children walk though standing water as residents deal with water from rain storms that hit the Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Edcouch. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)

Five shelters are still open Wednesday as parts of the Rio Grande Valley continue to attempt recovery from the Monday night’s flooding.

The five shelters include:

Willacy County Community Safe Room
10804 Business 77
Raymondville, TX 78580

La Feria Community Safe Room
1001 Pancho Maples
La Feria, TX 78559

Mercedes SafeDome/Recreation Center
1202 North Vermont
Mercedes, TX 78570

Edcouch Fire Department
200 W Santa Rosa Ave
Edcouch, TX 78538

Santa Rosa Elementary School
102 S Main St
Santa Rosa, TX 78593

Red Cross officials suggest anyone going to a shelter to bring along medications they may need, any special foods they may require, important documents and things to keep themselves and their families entertained and comfortable.