10:30 pm
Orange County Emergency Management Officials are continuing to urge citizens to evacute.

Due to the latest information provided by the National Weather Service regarding the storm surge expected in Orange County, citizens who have remained behind, are strongly urged to evacuate.

Orange County 211 Special Needs Evacuation will cease operations tonight at midnight at the Vidor Elementary School location and 7:00 a.m. Friday, at the Lamar Student Center location.

The bus evacuations will cease at 7:00 am tomorrow to allow all the buses to leave the area before tropical storm force winds arrive.