Those in need of immediate assistance are urged to call the non-emergency line 956-761-5454 or the alternate line, 956-761-8114. AT&T has been notified and working to resolve the issues, the release stated.
South Padre Island is experiencing weather-related interruptions with the 911 emergency lines, according to a city news release.
The Port Isabel Police Department also announced their phone lines were down. “Due to the heavy rains our 911 system is currently down,” the department said in a social media post. “In case of an emergency, please dial our landline at 956-943-2727. We are currently working on getting the 911 system back up.”