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Due to heavy rains, the Comal River in New Braunfels is temporarily closed to all recreation. Water is currently flowing over the Tube Chute Dam.

New Braunfels , Texas — Due to high river flows and continuing storms in the area, the Guadalupe River Bridge in Gruene is closed until further notice. City crews and public safety officials are monitoring low water crossings and encourage everyone to “Turn Around – Don’t Drown.” The City provides

Comal County is under a Flood Warning until 5:45 Thursday, June 1st.

The New Braunfels Public Library will hold its Summer Reading Kickoff on Saturday, June 4th; marking the beginning of an exciting two-month summer reading program for library patrons of all ages.

The Texas Comptroller’s Office has awarded Comal County a Transparency Star for online financial reporting, the first such award given to a county in 2016.  

Due to significant rainfall and runoff in the upper Guadalupe River basin (upstream from Canyon Lake Dam), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be maximizing their release of water from the Canyon Lake flood pool. Expected to be at 5,000 CFS today.

 Numerous rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected into our area today, some may produce heavy rain. With grounds already saturated from heavy rains, even small amounts of rainfall could result in flash flooding.

Austin has seen six inches of rain in just the past few hours. If you're traveling to South Austin, check the roads before you head out. 

Severe Thunderstorms....all of South Central Texas.

Walnut Avenue OPEN! Finally!

 In the first of our two-part story, we’ll look at the reasoning behind the reserve force, Green’s reasons behind his vote.  

The online survey can be accessed through May 31st from the Parks and Recreation homepage, or citizens can participate by accessing the survey directly at

Parks and Recreation Department kicks off the 2016 Concerts in the Park series on Thursday, June 2nd, with Rumor Town, playing "an exciting mixture of country music." 

With ALL 23 precincts reporting

Kyle Biedermann wins the primary runoff election for District 73 State Representative. Mark Reynolds wins the primary runoff election for  Comal County Sheriff.