Hurricane Alex Spares Texas From Damage
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Hurricane Alex brought heavy rain to southern Texas and northern Mexico, but early reports are the storm did not damage any credit unions in Texas.
Alex, the first named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, made landfall as a Category 2 story Wednesday night in northeastern Mexico, south of this city near the mouth of the Rio Grande River. The Texas Credit Union League, which yesterday had hurricane-tracking software on its website along with information on disaster preparedness, said no problems had been reported by any of its member credit unions as of Thursday evening.
CUNA Mutual Group said the company had contacted its insured credit unions in Brownsville and all reported no damage from the storm.
Alex was the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Basin in June since Alma of 1966, according to Weather.com. Heavy rainfall remains possible in Mexico and Texas through Friday.