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She wanted to know if we were OK in hurricane country. Yes, my out-of-state relatives don't really know Brownsville from Victoria.

I reassured my sweet sis that all is well around Victoria. Brownsville is bracing for the worst as the storm prepares to make landfall near there. For our online readers, you can follow the latest reports, including AP video, from Brownsville via our region/state page.This story and attached video shows the edge of the storm hitting the Texas coast.

Do you have relatives or friends you're concerned about around Brownsville? If so, let us know. The state of the Rio Grande levees sound like a serious concern.