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      Hidalgo County helping residents prepare for hurricane season

      Hidalgo County is teaming up with local resource centers to prepare residents for hurricane season.

      Residents are reminded that the storms are never predictable that is why is it is important to have a plan in place to keep families safe.

      Dare to Prepare fairs will be held throughout the county from June 15 to June 28.

      The goal of the fairs is to help residents get the necessary resources and information they need to prepare for the possible storms.

      When preparing for a hurricane, it is important to have seven days worth of supplies in case relief forces are not immediately available.

      Here are the list of locations by date where Dare to Prepare fairs will be held:

      June 15La Plaza Mall2200 S. 10th St.McAllen

      June 19San Juan CRC509 E. Earling Rd.San Juan

      Thursday June 20San Carlos CRC240 N. 86th St.San Carlos

      Friday June 21Progreso CRC510 FM 1015Progreso

      Saturday June 22Palmer Pavilion301 E. HackberryMcAllen

      Friday June 28South Tower (Alamo) CRC1429 S. Tower Rd.Alamo

      Monte Alto CRC25419 1st St.Monte Alto

      The first named storm of the 2013 season, Tropical Storm Andrea, has already formed in the Gulf of Mexico.