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Monday, August 31st, 2015

Interactive: Stark aerial images show Blanco River before, after flood in Wimberley

This map shows the before and after effects of the Memorial Day weekend flood in Wimberley The base map is DigitalGlobe and the updated map is 1.5" resolution unmanned aircraft system imagery from Flightline Geographics. Use the slider bar to swipe to see before and after view. Zoom in for more detail and pan up and down...

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Four-county coalition officially launches Blanco River Regional Recovery Team

Four counties – Blanco, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Hays – have joined forces to coordinate the long-term recovery efforts from the Memorial Weekend flood and storms in conjunction with their affected cities. The recovery is expected to take...

Monday, July 6th, 2015

By the Numbers: Sobering new damage assessments of the Memorial Day weekend flood

INTERACTIVE | As Wimberley and San Marcos inventory what the river took — and what it left behind — the Memorial Day weekend flood’s staggering size and scope reveals itself incrementally. These are the latest statistics,...

Friday, February 15th, 2013

City to test warning sirens on Saturday

The San Marcos Office of Emergency Management will test 14 outdoor emergency warning sirens at noon Saturday, Feb. 16. Tests will not take place if severe weather is threatening.

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