Don on the move

Special to the PRESS

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Browns­ville issued a tropical storm watch for the lower Rio Grande Valley area on Thursday morning.

The watch continued as of presstime for Brooks, Kenedy, inland Willacy, in­land Cameron, coastal Wil­lacy and coastal Cameron counties not to mention for those with marine inter­ests in the Laguna Madre and Gulf of Mexico waters from the mouth of the Rio Grande north to Baffin Bay.

At 5 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Don was located about 580 miles east-southeast of Browns­ville or about 600 miles east-southeast of Port Man­sfield, moving at 40 mph west-northwest.

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