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Residents Along Brazos River, San Bernard River And Mill Creek Ordered To Evacuate

Brazos River, San Bernard River and Mill Creek residents living along low areas along these water ways need to evacuate to higher areas. The Brazos is predicted to crest at 128.3 feet by Monday at 11PM. That is six feet higher than the flood of 2016. Mill Creek is predicted to crest at 21 feet Monday at 11PM. The San Bernard is predicted to reach record flood levels. Flood levels in all three water ways will remain until Friday.

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Abbott Calls Preemptive “State Of Disaster” for 30 Counties Including Austin County For Expected Flooding

Governor Greg Abbott has called a preemptive state of disaster for 30 counties in Texas, with Austin County being included in the list.  The disaster was called because the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center are expecting Tropical Depression Harvey to intensify in the coming days causing severe flooding, storm surges and damaging winds. 

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