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Waste Management – Routes Resume

City officials have confirmed that Waste Management will resume their residential and commercial routes, subject to accessibility, in the City of Orange on Friday, September 20, and Saturday, September 21.

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Press Release #3

The City of Orange, Texas has declared a state of disaster due to potential future flooding resulting from Tropical Storm Imelda.  This will activate the appropriate recovery efforts from the state necessary for the city to address the needs associated with this disaster.

The declaration is effective September 19, 2019 and will remain in effect for up to 7 days. 

City officials advise citizens to not drive down flooded roads unless absolutely necessary and to be aware of any debris in the roadway.  Be alert for snakes and wildlife that may be displaced as a result of flooding. Monitor local radio, TV stations, and official social media outlets for current information.

Additional information will be posted when available to Facebook at Orange Texas Gov and online at www.orangetexas.net.

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Press Release #2

All non-essential City of Orange offices will be closed Friday, September 20, 2019, due to rainfall amounts and flooded roadways.

Citizens are encouraged to not drive down flooded roads unless absolutely necessary and to be aware of any debris in the roadway. Be alert for snakes and wildlife that may be displaced as a result of flooding.

City officials are continuing to monitor the current weather situation and will post information when available to Facebook at Orange Texas Gov and online at www.orangetexas.net.

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Press Release #1

All non-essential City of Orange offices will be closed Thursday, September 19, 2019, due to rainfall amounts and flooded roadways. Citizens are urged to monitor local news media and official social media outlets for current information.

City officials are continuing to monitor the current weather situation and will post information when available to Facebook at Orange Texas Gov and online at www.orangetexas.net.

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Tropical Depression Imelda – #3

Tropical Depression Imelda – #3

The City of Orange Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring Tropical Depression Imelda. According to the National Weather Service – Lake Charles, our region could see an additional 5 to 10 inches of rain this morning.  Rain is expected to lighten up later this afternoon.

At this time, the City of Orange has not experienced any major flooding other than the normal low lying areas, such as intersections.  City staff urges all citizens to stay indoors and only travel if necessary.  If you notice water over the roadway, turn around.  Do not drive through high waters.

Additional updates will be posted when available to facebook at Orange Texas Gov and online at www.orangetexas.net.

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