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LIVE BLOG: Colorado, Llano River flooding updates

The LCRA does not anticipate opening more floodgates at Mansfield Dam Friday as of 10 a.m. However, this could change depending on conditions. "Additional rainfall could cause LCRA to need to open up to four additional floodgates at Mansfield Dam to move floodwaters downstream," the LCRA wrote. "If

KXAN - 2018-10-19 15:28:06

Llano County residents still trapped by flooded roads

LLANO COUNTY, TEXAS (KXAN) — This recent bout of flooding has been tough on the fifty or so families who live in the Rio Llano subdivision just three miles outside of the city of Llano. Access to their neighborhood depends on a slab that allows them to drive over Johnson Creek, but the flooding coll

KXAN - 2018-10-20 03:32:06

WATCH: Llano River Floodwaters Destroy Kingsland, Texas Bridge

Texas, the state where the weather can be 54 degrees Fahrenheit on mile 119 and 103 on mile 201. It happens, it’s normal…it’s one of those things that Texans grow up getting used to. Recently, Texas has seen an unusual amount of rain, causing floods all around the state. Like in Kingsland, where a r


Llano Yellow Jackets on the road against state-ranked Cuero - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority

While the task may be huge for the Llano High School football team, the fact the Yellow Jackets will board a bus to go to Cuero on Friday, Oct. 19, is considered a success.

DAILYTRIB.COM - 2018-10-18 19:20:09

P. Terry's heading to help Texas flood victims in Kingsland

KINGSLAND — A restaurant chain in Central Texas is just the latest organization ready to help flood victims in the Hill Country.P. Terry's will be taking one of their food trucks to Kingsland on Saturday to assist with flood relief.The restaurant stated it will take a food truck to give out free bur

KVUE - 2018-10-19 19:26:11

Llano has 'extreme water shortage,' other Central Texas cities under boil water notice

Customers with the City of Marble Falls public water system are being asked to boil water prior to consumption, which includes washing their hands and face, brushing their teeth and drinking.


Woman's body found in Llano after major flooding

LLANO, Texas — After major flooding hit Llano, a woman's body was found near the Llano River, officials confirmed Oct. 17.


LCRA opens Buchanan Dam flood gates

After buckets of rain filled the Colorado and Llano Rivers on Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Lower Colorado River Authority made the decision to open eight flood gates at Buchanan Dam to release much of the floodwaters.

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 18:27:25

Unprecedented rain floods homes, kills 2 in central Texas

Oct. 19 (UPI) --Torrential rain has caused unprecedented floods in central Texas, killing at least two people and prompting a state of emergency near Lake Travis, northwest of Austin.

UPI - 2018-10-19 14:39:45

Bridge collapses in Llano River's fury; 'Historic event' causes widespread Hill Country flooding, evacuations

There were no confirmed reports of deaths, though several media outlets reported a body was found down river from Kingsland at around noon Tuesday. Meanwhile, in Burnet County, residents in several communities, including Marble Falls, Meadowlakes, Granite Shoals, Highland Haven and Horseshoe Bay, we


Llano woman and family catch fish off their porch after flooding

LLANO, Texas (KXAN) - People in Llano are coming back to their homes Wednesday to find what might have gone missing during the flooding and the damage it caused. One woman came back to a property she hadn't even moved into yet, to find fish at her front door. Karalina Venable and her family were ca


Lake Travis reaches fifth highest height, additional Mansfield Dam floodgate openings on hold

AUSTIN - The Lower Colorado River Authority, also known as the LCRA, is holding off on opening four more additional floodgates at the Mansfield Dam Thursday as they continue to monitor the dangerous and continuous rate of rising water levels at Lake Travis in the Austin-area. Currently, there are fo

KVUE - 2018-10-18 15:12:00

More than 100 people rescued after Llano River flooding in Texas

LLANO, Texas — "Historic" flooding has caused massive evacuations along the Llano River Tuesday. Amid that flooding, officials said that roughly 105 people have been rescued along Lake LBJ.


Historic Llano River flooding forces evacuations in Marble Falls

The Llano River reached historic levels and prompted officials in Marble Falls to order evacuations and open shelters for displaced residents yesterday.During a news conference, officials said residents will not be able to return to their homes for 24 to 36 hours because the river is expected to ris


Body Found in Rain-Swollen Lake Amid Texas Flooding

LLANO, Texas—A body was found in a rain-swollen lake in central Texas after fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes, and led to numerous water rescues on Oct. 16, following days of heavy rains.Video shows the bridge crumbling as it was overrun by the bloa


The Latest: Body found at low-water crossing in Texas town

Water levels on the Llano River are now dropping but had soared above flood stage this week, destroying a bridge, forcing evacuations and leading to water rescues.


ALERT: Marble Falls and Kingsland issue boil water notices for residents - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority

Children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.


Second body found as more flooding expected in Texas

Four floodgates have already been opened, with the next four bringing the total to eight, two more than the previous record for the most floodgates that have ever had to be opened at the dam.


Llano under water conservation protocol; bottled water available at junior high school - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority

The city of Llano is still under water conservation protocol. Bottled water is available at Llano Junior High School, at 400 Texas 71 East in Llano, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.


Body recovered in Llano as county reels from devastating floods

More than 10 inches of rain have fallen in the area since Monday, where the ground was already saturated from previous stormy weeks. The Llano River crested at near-record levels Tuesday and flooding reached the towns of Llano and Kingsland, affecting phones, internet and water treatment facilities.