Mercedes declares local state of disaster due to cold weather

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Mercedes City Hall Sign in Commission Chambers. (Source: KGBT Photo)

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) — Mercedes mayor declared a local state of disaster for the city due to the winter weather emergency on Wednesday.

Mayor Oscar Montoya urges residents to stay home if they can or seek shelter, avoid driving, and take all cautionary measures to take care of any pets.

The declaration is set to last no longer than seven days and activates the City of Mercedes Emergency Management Plan.

To see the full declaration:

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