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FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 AM CDT FOR EASTERN LLANO...COMAL...HAYS...BURNET... Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect as well, with cloud to ground lightening.

...From the National Weather Service Flooding/Flash Flooding threat continues overnight...Line of strong to severe storms approaching the I-35 corridor...

The NBISD School Board administered the oath-of-office to Board President, James Bettersworth and Vice-President, Sherry Harrison; and voted to renew it’s contract with Communities In Schools;and hire three new Vice-Principals- all in preparation for the next school year.

Possibility of more heavy rain

(San Marcos, Tx)--The City of San Marcos made several grim announcements in the search and recovery efforts related to the Hays County flood Wednesday. Officials have identified 29-year-old Jose Alvero Arteaga-Pichardo; found in the area of Loop 165 in Wimberly. Police also identified the body of Michelle Marie Carey-Carba and the body of 74-year-old Dayton Larry Thomas found in northern San
(New Braunfels, Tx)--City Manager, Robert Camareno, has reached out to the City Managers of both San Marcos and Wimberley with the offer of disaster assistance. We are awaiting their specific requests and are prepared to dispatch crews to the areas, should our help be needed. As we reported yesterday, the City of Wimberley requested the New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team (NBCERT) be
(New Braunfels, Tx)--Approximately 100 American Red Cross workers will be addressing the ongoing Disaster Relief Operation from New Braunfels. The City has offered the use of the future City Hall Building on Landa Street, to the agency as they deal with the ongoing response to the recent disaster. City staff members worked all day Monday through to Tuesday morning to clean the building and repair
(Hays County, Tx)--There are many social media sites popping up to provide information on the flood-recovery efforts in San Marcos and Wimberly. Hays County officials warn that these sights may or may not have the most current information. In addition to the news media, please visit www.haysinformed.com for major emergency information. Additional information related to the flood can be found on
(San Marcos, Tx)--The San Marcos Emergency Operations Center is asking people who find lost pets in the Wimberley area to take those animals to the Wimberley High School, at 100 Carney Lane. Authorities there are coordinating reuniting lost pets with their owners. Owners of missing pets are encouraged to stop by and see if their pet has been turned in between 8am. and 5pm.. If you have a found-

Press Conference yesterday details what is being done and how to help

Find out what and where

Volunteer Centers are open San Marcos and Wimberley

Clean water will be an issue for flood recovery as well. Those affected by recent flooding events can call the Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center in the Aquatic Biology building, on Sessoms Drive, in San Marcos. There, you can obtain a sample container and directions to sample. Residents will bring their sample back and the sample will be tested for coliform within 24-48 hours. There is a
Area of Concern: Northern Hill Country and I-35 Corridor North of San Marcos Threats & Impacts: Rainfall: Amounts will be dependent on a low-probability event. Most likely scenario is that only a few showers or storms will form with 1/4 to 1/2 of an inch of rain on average. If stronger storms develop, amounts could range from 1-2 inches on average. Severe: The environment is unstable and any