The following is taken from a press release from the Angelina & Neches River Authority: On Tuesday, November 17th, the Angelina & Neches River Authority (ANRA) experienced a catastrophic failure of the sanitary sewer collection system at its North Angelina County Regional Wastewater F…
4-8 inches of rain have fallen across the Deep East Texas area this morning which has lead to numerous reports of water over roadways. Also, due to power outages, Wells ISD will be letting out at 12:30 today. Buses will also run at that time.
Heavy rain and severe storms should spread throughout the East Texas area on Tuesday. In fact, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch which is in effect Tuesday from 6 AM until Midnight.
On Friday, parts of north central and northeast Texas experienced rains totaling over 10 inches. Major roadways such as Interstates 45 and 35 were impassable and continue to be shut down in some areas.
Rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Depression Bill continues to cause flooding across parts of East Texas. The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for Angelina and Nacogdoches counties until 6:45 this evening.
The remnants of Bill are raining down on East Texas...hard! As of 9:30 this morning, 2-3 inches of rain has already fallen in areas near Lake Livingston, Apple Springs, Hudson, and Pollok, and more is on the way.
Welcome to East Texas, home of pine trees, chicken farms, and numerous lakes. Trouble is most of those lakes are people's yards. And it looks like the light at the end of the tunnel is yet another flash of lightning.
It looks like the predictions we often about hear about California breaking off into the ocean someday may not be far off. On Sunday, a stretch of road in the Los Angeles area slid into the ocean after heavy rains.