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LCRA warns residents near Lake Travis, Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake | Community Impact Newspaper

Four more flood gates could open at Mansfield Dam in the next 24 hours, which could bring flooding conditions for residents along Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake and beyond.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-10-17 19:20:00

Round Rock Police Accuse Man Of Child Sexual Assaults

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Round Rock police on Wednesday accused an Austin man of sexually assaulting two children, officials said.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 03:49:37

Lake Austin homeowners told to prepare as more floodgates may open

AUSTIN (KXAN) - Lake Travis could rise to record levels and the Lower Colorado River Authority is warning homeowners along Lake Austin to start taking precautions. On Wednesday, the staff for the LCRA said it will likely open up to eight gates at Mansfield Dam to relieve the amount of water coming i

KXAN - 2018-10-18 15:05:55

Some Major Roads Expected to Close Amid Flooding

AUSTIN, Texas - Local flooding is expected to close some roadways between downtown and South Austin on Thursday. A spokesperson for ATX Floods, a website that maps road closures, said in anticipation of the dam operations there are two points in Austin that might close. Closures: If those highly tra

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 13:24:00

Texas school bus driver arrested after driving into high water with student on board

LEANDER, Texas- A Texas bus driver was arrested after police said he went around a barricade, driving a school bus through a low-water crossing with a student on board.

KSAT 12 - 2018-10-18 00:10:07

Travis County Judge Declares Region Disaster Area

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Travis County Judge on Thursday proclaimed the region as a disaster area in light of the continued threat of more flooding, beseeching the governor to make state and federal aid available when needed.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 20:13:47

Risk of flooding remains in Central Texas with more rain

At Mansfield Dam at Lake Travis, located northwest of Austin, the Lower Colorado River Authority had anticipated needing to open an additional four floodgates on Thursday — for a record of eight — but said it isn't currently necessary.

CBS AUSTIN - 2018-10-18 14:57:16

Faith Flames host Round Rock Concordia; homecoming game moved to next week - DailyTrib.com - Your Hill Country online news authority

The Faith Academy Flames took to their new field Friday, Oct. 12, for the first time in a game. The Faith Academy Britton Track and Field is part of a building project by the private Christian school. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

DAILYTRIB.COM - 2018-10-18 19:13:55

Williamson County saves four people in two water rescues | Community Impact Newspaper

Four individuals were helped in two water rescues conducted by the Williamson County Emergency Management on Tuesday morning, according to a news release.One was a vehicle in high water off CR 251 in the Andice area. Both people in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital, the release said.T


Child rescued after Leander ISD bus was swept away; driver arrested

The Leander Independent School District says the driver, 57-year-old Nathan Deyoung, was arrested by Leander police after he was rescued and is no longer employed by the district.


Police ID Driver Killed After North Austin Collision

The incident occurred on Oct. 12 just before 6 p.m. on the 12700 block of Research Blvd. along the frontage road. According to a preliminary police investigation, the driver of a 2013 gray Nissan Altima exited a private driveway there before attempting to maneuver onto the far left lane. In so doing

PATCH - 2018-10-17 19:56:46

Man rescued after going over Starcke Dam and floating downstream

"I heard 'help, help me.' It was real faint. It was like, did I just hear that?" said Spicewood resident Mike Zsembik.

KXAN - 2018-10-17 15:07:32

Incoming Heavy Rain Prompts Flood Warnings For Travis, Williamson

AUSTIN, TEXAS — TheNational Weather Serviceupgraded its alerts with heightened urgency on Wednesday after recent rains, issuing a flash flood watch for a wide swath of south central Texas that includes Travis and Williamson counties.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 21:57:21

Texas Voters Set To Hand Beto O'Rourke A Lone Star-Sized Butt Kicking... - DCWhispers.com

Six weeks ago Austin, Texas was abuzz with thoughts of seeing a Democrat defeat Senator Ted Cruz. Austin is an anomaly in the Lone Star state, a place dominated by left-leaning state government workers and anti-American propaganda. With nearly a million residents, it can exert considerable influence

DCWHISPERS.COM - 2018-10-17 19:39:16

PHOTOS: Flooded homes near Central Texas lakes

Flooded home on Waterside Drive in Marble Falls on Oct. 16, 2018. (KXAN Photo/Lauren Lanmon)AUSTIN (KXAN) — Photos from the Colorado and Llano rivers in the Texas Hill Country show major flooding in lakefront neighborhoods and roads.KXAN viewers have sent photos showing entire marinas and a bridge w


Deputy rescued from low water crossing in northwest Travis County

The deputy was investigating a report that someone had moved the barricades near the 24600 block of Farm to Market Road 1431, which is near Lago Vista in northwest Travis County. When he went to investigate around 7:30 a.m., the car got in the water, according to TCSO.

KXAN - 2018-10-17 13:35:31

Built for 50-year storms, Kingsland bridge lasted 49 years

Built in 1969 and designed to withstand a 50-year storm, the two-lane causeway in Kingsland that succumbed to a raging Llano River was the third Central Texas bridge to be destroyed by floodwaters in recent years. Experts say it likely won't be the last as climate change and construction exacerbate

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-10-17 01:07:38

MAP: Flooding causes road closures in Round Rock, Hutto | Community Impact Newspaper

Local officials have closed a handful ofroads in Round Rockin Hutto due to flooding caused by heavy rains. Williamson County has received anywhere from 2-4 inches of rain over the past 48 hours,according to the National Weather Service.Officials caution residents to avoid low water crossings during


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.


Evacuations underway due to 'disastrous' flooding in Texas

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