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AEP Power Restoration Update
At 11 a.m. Thursday, approximately 400 electric consumers in El Campo, Bay City, Eagle Lake and Columbus remained without power after Tropical Storm Bill hit the area Tuesday morning. The number is down from 2,700 yesterday. A reported 11.5 inches of rain soaked the area when the storm made landfall…
June 1st… 3PM… Guadalupe River Flood at Victoria Info
River level – The latest river level measurement from the National Weather Service is 28.94 feet with a flow of 29,900 cubic feet per second. The river level continues to drop after a crest of 30.19 feet at 4:30 Saturday morning, but at a very slow rate. According to NWS estimates, the water will be…
7:45AM Sunday; Guadalupe River Flood at Victoria
1. Residents who evacuated and motorists in general, should NOT drive through any water that is standing in low-lying neighborhood streets. Waves of water created by even slow moving cars can push water into homes and businesses that are currently dry.
2. The large amount of water that is still flowi…
Sewage Accidentally Released Into Guadalupe River at Gonzales
(News release from the Gonzales Inquirer, Gonzales, Texas) — As if things aren't bad enough right now...Gonzales city officials announced Thursday afternoon that floodwaters from the Guadalupe River flowed into the city’s collection facility for domestic wastewater at about 8 a.m. Thursday, causing …
PETA OFFERS TIPS FOR SAFEGUARDING ANIMALS DURING FLOOD
As flooding continues in the area, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of companion animals should residents experience major flooding or be forced to evacuate.
Have your animals microchipped, and put secure, legible ID tags on them.
During a flood, never leave your animals outd…
More Guadalupe River Flood Rumor Control
From the desk of O.C. Garza at the Victoria Emergency Operations Center;  People are saying that Victoria will be hit by a river level near 33 or 34 feet. FALSE. The National Weather Service forecast has not changed more than an inch either way of a 29...

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