Weather Alert – U.S. Consulates General Matamoros, Monterrey, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Weather Alert – U.S. Consulates General Matamoros, Monterrey, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico (July 25, 2020)

Location:  Mexican States of Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, and Coahuila

Event:  Mexico has issued a tropical storm warning for Hurricane Hanna for the States of Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, and Coahuila.  Hanna is expected to make landfall this afternoon.  Heavy rains and strong winds are expected across the warning area, which could cause life-threatening flash floods.

Actions to Take:

Assistance:

  • For Emergency Assistance for U.S. citizens in Mexico, call +52-55-8526-2561 from Mexico or +1-844-528-6611 from the United States.
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros is located at:
    Calle Constitución No. 1
    Col. Jardín
    Matamoros, Tamps
    MX 87330
    Phone: Within Mexico (868) 206 1076
    From the U.S (844) 528 6611
    Fax (868)-816-4113
    Email: MatamorosACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs:  +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Follow the U.S. Embassy in Mexico on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review Mexico Country Information.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Reports for Mexico.
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations.  Review the Traveler’s Checklist.