By SCARLET O’ROURKE
Red tide warnings are still in effect for South Padre Island and are expected to continue throughout the week, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Brownsville.
The front that blew through on Wednesday temporarily alleviated the conditions for residents and visitors.
“While cooler surf water temperatures should help keep cell counts lower than the weekend of Oct. 15–16, there should be enough bloom left to cause occasional respiratory issues and perhaps additional fish kill along the beach through the weekend. Highest concentrations are expected to be north of the resort area,” the NWS reported.
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