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TRINITY RIVER FLOOD UPDATE

June 14

10 am

The Lake Livingston Dam continues to release 68,200 cubic feet per second and the lake remains near 132 feet , approx. 1 foot above normal pool level.

The Trinity River remains near 29. 5 feet ( 3.5 feet above flood stage ) in Liberty.

The Moss Bluff  gauge shows a reading 14.4 , which is 2.2 feet above flood stage.

All residents in Liberty County, especially those living along the Trinity River, are urged to make plans for an expected heavy rain event that will begin as early as tomorrow and last through Wednesday. 

With the Trinity River already in major flood stage and several inches of rain possible from a forming tropical system, residents should make certain they are prepared for continued flood conditions along the river.

Those living in any of the areas currently affected by flood waters from the Trinity River who wish to leave their homes are ask to make  plans now.

We remind residents to  make any moves during daylight hours. If you need assistance getting out, contact the Liberty County Sheriff Dept. Dispatch Division at 936-336-4500 ext. 0   If you have an emergency call 911.

The Red Cross shelter is open at 318 San Jacinto Street in Liberty.

The Liberty County Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor conditions and update as information becomes available. Sign up to receive updates from our office via text message by texting your zip code to 888777. 

Residents are urged to monitor local media throughout the day for information on the developing flood threat for Southeast Texas.

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