New Braunfels TX Flooding Pics?

Officials are evacuating people who live along the Guadalupe River from New Braunfels through Seguin due to flooding caused by this morning’s heavy rains in TX.
Some areas of New Braunfels say 8 to 12 inches of rain. Sirens went off at 10 am, warning residents around Lake Dunlop and near the Guadalupe river, that a flood was coming.

A City of New Braunfels spokeswoman said a body was found in the Guadalupe River in Gruene around 11 a.m.

Around noon Wednesday a state of local disaster was issued and mandatory evacuations were ordered.
Where can I see pictures of the flooding in New Braunfels TX?

asked by Patricia in Weather | 5971 views | 06-09-2010 at 09:14 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a warning for a very dangerous and rapidly developing river flood event along the Guadalupe and San Marcos rivers. All interests from New Braunfels downstream to Gonzales, and Luling to Gonzales should take immediate action to protect life and property.

Mayor Boyer issued an emergency declaration for the New Braunfels area.

A picture of the flooding in New Braunfels TX.

New Braunfels TX Flooding

The high water inundated part of Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort and left several buses owned by a river outfitter wrapped around trees in New Braunfels.

Mandatory evacuation was ordered for residents of Glen Cove in Seguin, said Guadalupe County Emergency Management Coordinator Dan Kinsey, and residents along Lake Placid and Lake McQueeney evacuated voluntarily.

Two Texas Department of Public Safety helicopters directed rescue crews to areas where they were needed, including pointing out people stranded in trees.

The Guadalupe River is expected to crest at 13.4 feet above the intersection with the Comal River. That is close to seven feet above flood stage.
High levels of flood waters were seen inside Bubba’s Big Deck, a popular bar where many people go when they finish tubing. Rockin’ R River Rides was completely wiped out.

answered by Debby | 06-09-2010 at 09:15 PM

A 65-year old man was killed and several others barely cheated death after being rescued, when the torrent of floodwater swept through New Braunfels, TX on June 9th. Up to 10” of rain poured on and just upstream from New Braunfels early Wednesday morning, according to National Weather Service data.

This is the 3rd major flood in the past 12 years.

answered by Melvin | 06-10-2010 at 05:07 PM

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