Severe Weather

The City of McAllen will be issuing sand bags for McAllen residents starting today from 2:00 pm until 7:30 pm and continuing Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am until 7:30 pm each day, weather permitting.  The self-service sandbag locations are:

  • The Youth Baseball Park at 29th St.

  • The STC Jaguar Express Parking lot on 495

  • The STC Technology Center on South Ware RD and Military

Residents must show proof of residency, including a valid ID or a current utility bill.
Residents will be limited to four sand bags each.


Click here to self-report damages to your home:


If you need assistance with downed trees, etc. on your private property:

Crisis Cleanup Hotline
(956) 465-4127

If you need to report McAllen city issues (traffic lights out, street signs down, etc):

Dial 3-1-1 ((956) 681-3111)

If you need shelter:

Salvation Army
1600 N. 23rd Street
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 682-1468

Catholic Charities
111 S. 15th Street
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 702-4088

If you need tips on repairing your damaged home:

Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance:

News Release

Comunicado de Prensa

See if you Qualify