All floodgates at dams along the Highland Lakes are now closed, but that could change if conditions warrant. Heavy rain is forecast for much of the lower Colorado River basin over the next few days, and everyone in the region should keep a close watch on the weather. LCRA’s Hydromet has up-to-the-minute information on rainfall totals, stream flow and lake levels. LCRA’s Flood Operations Report has information about current conditions along the Highland Lakes. Also, learn how LCRA operates the Highland Lakes dams to manage floodwaters, and follow LCRA on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Be Flood Ready 

Things You Need to Know

  1. Parts of the lower Colorado River basin are experiencing heavy rainfall and flooding. The ground is saturated, increasing the chances for additional flooding as rains continue.
  2. Pay close attention to weather warnings from the National Weather Service and river flood warnings from the National Weather Service River Forecast Center.
  3. Listen to your local authorities for information on local conditions, emergency responses and possible evacuations.
  4. Monitor your local media for information on conditions in your area. For conditions on the Highland Lakes, check LCRA’s Flood Operations Report or Hydromet. Also, Follow LCRA on Facebook and Twitter.
  5. Be vigilant. Take appropriate action to protect you and your family.

Bob's Weather Blog
LCRA Meteorologist Bob Rose forecasts weather conditions throughout the lower Colorado River basin. >>


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