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The San Marcos River as seen from Hopkins Street during flooding on Nov. 30. CITY OF SAN MARCOS PHOTO

Update

3:06 p.m. FRIDAY, OCT. 30: This just in from city of San Marcos spokesperson Kristi Wyatt:

City officials have closed the evacuation center at the San Marcos Activity Center, located at 510 E. Hopkins due to flooding in the area. The evacuation center has been moved to Doris Miller Middle School at 301 Foxtail Run in San Marcos.

Citizens who were waiting out the flood at the Activity Center were bussed to the new evacuation center at Miller Middle School.

Residents were seeking shelter at Activity Center after City officials ordered evacuations along the San Marcos and Blanco Rivers in San Marcos due to the threat of flooding.

People living in the floodway, or in other flood-prone areas, were advised to seek higher ground.

Residents in the affected areas were called using the region’s emergency notification system. Police and firefighters also went going door-to-door to warn people to evacuate.

Emergency information is being posted on the City’s social media sites: www.sanmarcostx.gov/facebook and www.sanmarcostx.gov/twitter. Hays County emergency information is available at www.haysinformed.com. Road closures are listed at www.atxfloods.com.

PHOTO: Flooding along Willow Creek in the Victory Gardens neighborhood. PHOTO by ERIC BONAR/SUNDANCE DIGITAL MARKETING

PHOTO: Flooding along Willow Creek in the Victory Gardens neighborhood. PHOTO by ERIC BONAR/SUNDANCE DIGITAL MARKETING

Earlier

1:07 p.m. FRIDAY, OCT. 30:

This in from Hays County spokesperson Laureen Chernow:

Updates are at www.haysinformed.com as well as emergency information and road closures (partial list as of now). Evacuations have been conducted at:

Sunrise Drive – Kyle
Mill Race Lane – Wimberley
645 FM 967, Buda
Flite Acres Rd – Wimberley
209 FM 2770 – Buda
Onion Creek Bluff St and Precinct 5 Office – Buda
1109 S. Old Highway 81 to Kyle Elementary
Buda Elementary Lower Campus to Upper Campus – Buda
Kid Ranch Daycare – Kyle

12:12 p.m. FRIDAY, OCT. 30:

This in from city of San Marcos spokesperson Trey Hatt:

City officials have ordered evacuations along the San Marcos and Blanco Rivers in San Marcos due to the threat of flooding as the Blanco River crests.

The San Marcos Activity Center, located at 501 E. Hopkins, has been opened as an evacuation center.

San Marcos residents in neighborhoods along both the rivers’ banks are being ordered to leave. People living in the floodway, or in other flood-prone areas, are advised to seek higher ground. Authorities anticipate high volumes of water to flow downstream from the Blanco River around 1 p.m.

Residents in the affected areas are being called using the region’s emergency notification system. Police and firefighters are also going door-to-door to warn people to evacuate.

Emergency information is being posted on the City’s social media sites: www.sanmarcostx.gov/facebook andwww.sanmarcostx.gov/twitter. Hays County emergency information is available at www.haysinformed.com. Road closures are listed at www.atxfloods.com.

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One thought on “San Marcos flood evacuees moved to Miller Middle School

  1. We. Have. Over. 100.000. Acres. Down. Skull. Road. King berry. Open. Lands. To. Dry. Out. This. Small. Amount. Of. Flood. Waters. Coming. From. Ever. Were. So. Pipe. It. Out. Like. A. Bath. Tub.

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