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Comal County escaped the devastating flooding that ravaged Hays County this weekend. Wimberly and San Marcos seem to have been the hardest hit in the path of a storm that raged from Oklahoma to South Texas. KGNB News Director Jessie Slaten has that story. The National Weather Service reports another round of showers and storms is expected today, and that flash flooding is possible late this

The New Braunfels Fire Department assisted in nine rescues in San Marcos, but crews were also busy in Comal County. Chief Donny Obusch tells KGNB that crews helped out in the County, beginning Saturday night.

Fischer Park opened early Saturday morning, in between bouts of rain and sunshine. The Parks and Recreation staff and members of City Council and City staff were there to greet the first car to enter the park, just after 7 am.. Despite intermittent rain throughout the day, the new 62-acre park saw

(New Braunfels, Tx)--On Saturday morning, City staff and much of City Council gathered with many of the citizens and businesses that contributed to the partnership that helped to build sidewalks along the side and back of Lone Star Elementary School. The project was an initiative based on the

(New Braunfels, Tx)--From the New Braunfels Police Department- The river flow on the Comal River has recovered significantly (flowing at just over 300cfs as of this release), however, a large amount of debris still needs to be removed in order to make the river safe for recreation. City crews are diligently working to remove that debris quickly in the hopes of re-opening the Comal River today.
(New Braunfels, Tx)--Weather permitting, resurfacing of Guenther Ave between Coll St. and San Antonio St. and W. Coll Street between Castell Ave and Academy Ave will begin on Tuesday, May 26th. The work will include the resurfacing of the pavement and it is anticipated that the project will take approximately two weeks. Guenther Ave and W. Coll Street will be restricted to local traffic only
(New Braunfels, Tx)--The City of New Braunfels is hosting a reception in honor of returning City Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Ron Reaves –and -incoming Councilmember Chris Monceballez, as well as in recognition of the service of outgoing Councilmember Sandy Nolte. The reception will be Tuesday, May 26th from 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell
City and County offices will be closed today for Memorial Day. This includes the Post Office, the Library, City Hall, and more. Garbage and re-cycling will remain on schedule. Today’s regularly scheduled City Council meeting, as well as the NBISD Board meeting, will be held Tuesday.

Program offers opportunity to meet local officers, discuss community issues Schertz, Texas—On May 27, 2015

The New Braunfels Police Department has closed the Comal River to recreational use for Sunday, and will re-evaluate the situation on Memorial Day.

 Due to heavy rains and the resulting high and fast moving water, the Comal River in New Braunfels will be closed to recreation until 1pm on Sunday, May 24, 2015.

From the National Weather Service; A flash flood WARNING is now in effect for Comal and several other counties. A warning is issued when a flash flood is imminent or occurring in the warned area. Recent rainfall intensity and duration, and saturated soil conditions have led to this situation.  A flash flood is a sudden, violent flood after a heavy rain, or occasionally after a dam break. Rainfall intensity and duration, topography, soil conditions, and ground cover contribute to flash flooding. Go to for road closures in Comal County.

Due to a significant rain event, the Sheriff's Office is asking everyone on River Road to voluntarily evacuate and seek higher ground. Saturday, May 23, 9:20pm.

***A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect through 7 pm CDT Sunday*** 1-4 inches expected through Memorial Day with isolated amounts up to 6 inches possible.