Posted on Oct 22nd, 2015
FOR President calls COE
Today, FOR President Mike Goodson called the Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and County Commissioners Dude Payne and David Linder, asking to open the west gate to ease the problem. Hopefully the west gate will be opened today. See below...
Note: There is always a link to flood information at the bottom of this page. "NOAA Hydrological Prediction..." that shows the amount of up-river water you can expect to flow by your house in a day or two.
- Sat Oct 24, 5:00 pm, 3" rain and a tornado watch for this area. River remains bankful, no flooding yet.
- Fri Oct 23, 9:15 am, water level remains same as yesterday
- Thu Oct 22, 1:00 pm, flooding conditions caused by high tide pushed by southeast wind
Upper river - Hanson Riverside County Park (Hwy 35): Tide is 6" above the salt water dam just north of the park. Boaters using Hanson ramp should watch for large tree trunks that have floated out from the banks.
Midway - between FM 521 bridge and FM 2611 bridge, river is bankful and just over lower docks
Lower river - Some minor flooding in River's End.