Llano and Burnet County Flood 2018

Welcome to the DailyTrib.com’s 2018 Flood Coverage page. Here you can find all our coverage related to the October flooding in Burnet and Llano counties. This page will continue to have new information posted here, so bookmark and share it to find all flood coverage information in one location.

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Debris washed up on the banks of the Llano River at Grenwelge Park in Llano on Oct. 17. Staff photo by Jared Fields

LCRA: As river flows decrease, flood operations still underway in ‘historic’ event

17 October 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Lower Colorado River Authority is reminding Highland Lakes residents that though Llano River flows have decreased since early Tuesday, Oct. 16, flood operations are still underway throughout the chain of lakes. (more…)

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Government, LCRA, Weather and Environment

UPDATE: Llano water system back to 100 percent

UPDATE: Llano water system back to 100 percent

17 October 2018

UPDATE OCT. 18: The city of Llano is reporting that its water system is back to 100 percent. The city is not nor has it been under a boil water notice. PREVIOUS INFORMATION: From the city of Llano: The city of Llano is still under water conservation protocol. Bottled water is available at Llano Junior […]

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Posted in Flood October 2018, Llano, News By Town

Horseshoe Bay officials: Water is safe but be conservative

Horseshoe Bay officials: Water is safe but be conservative

17 October 2018

From the city of Horseshoe Bay: Floodwaters have begun to recede, and the city of Horseshoe Bay’s water intakes are now functional with limited pump capacity. The city is working to install an alternative pumping system that should be functional by Friday morning and provide 100 percent capacity. Residents may return to normal household usage; […]

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Horseshoe Bay, News By Town

Volunteers were preparing to feed lunch to people at the First Baptist Church of Marble Falls flood shelter. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

FLOOD RELIEF EFFORTS: Where to drop off donations or volunteer in Marble Falls area

17 October 2018

OCT. 18: INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN UPDATED. STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO People can always count on Highland Lakes residents to pitch in when times are tough, and the recent destructive flooding is one of those times. (more…)

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Marble Falls news, News By Town

Flooding on the Llano River in Llano. Courtesy photo by Lakay Oestreich

Llano Chamber of Commerce accepting monetary donations for flood victims

17 October 2018

The Llano Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the Llano County Office of Emergency Management, is accepting monetary donations for Llano County flood victims. These funds will go toward recovery efforts for those in Llano County affected by the flooding. Donations may be mailed or brought to the Llano Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Llano, News By Town

Marble Falls and Kingsland issue boil water notices for residents

17 October 2018

The Kingsland Water Supply Corp. and the city of Marble Falls have issued boil water notices for residents. In Kingsland, bottled water is available at First Baptist Church, 3435 RR 1431. The following notice received Oct. 17 is from the Marble Falls Police Department Communications Division: Due to conditions that indicate the potability of the drinking […]

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Marble Falls news, News By Town

Floodwaters washed away the RR 2900 bridge in Kingsland.

Flooding claims one life, destroys 2900 bridge in Kingsland, forces evacuations

16 October 2018

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Unprecedented is how some are describing the torrential flooding that has killed one person, destroyed the RR 2900 bridge in Kingsland, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people across the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Weather and Environment

Bobbi Green and Duchess make their way into the foyer of First Baptist Church of Marble Falls. The two hope to return to their home in Highland Haven soon. Staff photos by Jennifer Fierro

Residents affected by flooding find shelter at area facilities

16 October 2018

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Highland Lakes residents who had to evacuate homes were grateful to several facilities in Marble Falls and the surrounding area that offered meals and shelter as they awaited word they could return to their homes. (more…)

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Weather and Environment

FLOOD NEWS: Highland Lakes shelters for people and pets

FLOOD NEWS: Highland Lakes shelters for people and pets

16 October 2018

  SHELTERS OPEN TO PEOPLE EVACUATING First Baptist Church, 505 S. Phillips Ranch Road in Granite Shoals Meadowlakes City Hall, 177 Broadmoor in Meadowlakes, (830) 693-2951. Cottonwood Shores Civic Center at 4111 Cottonwood Drive The Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 Hi Ridge, (830) 598-8390 First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, 901 La Ventana Drive Burnet […]

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Weather and Environment

Flooding in Meadowlakes. Staff photo by Jennifer Greenwell

Flooding and evacuation news

16 October 2018

Please go to the DailyTrib.com Facebook page for up-to-date flooding and evacuation alerts or tune in to KBEY 103.9 FM or KBEYFM.com.

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Posted in Fastbreak, Flood October 2018, Weather and Environment

Numerous roads were closed in Marble Falls on Oct. 15 after the city received almost 2 inches of rain. This gate on Second Street was closed as of 2:15 p.m. Monday. A full map of area road closures can be viewed at atxfloods.com. Staff photo by Jennifer Greenwell

Front brings cold temperatures, flooding, and road closures across the Highland Lakes

15 October 2018

FROM STAFF REPORTS Steady rain across the Highland Lakes filled streams and creeks, forcing the closure of numerous roads Oct. 15. (more…)

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Posted in Featured Story - Home Slider, Flood October 2018, Weather and Environment

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