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Updated Road Closures 08-29-17

Walker County road closures as reported by the Office of Emergency Management as of 11:30 PM on 08.29.17 Precinct 1 Flynt Precinct 2 Davis Rd Willow Creek Rd- Washed Out Precinct 3 Brazil- water over road but passable Sterling Chapel Rd @ Caney Creek Paul Dixon Rd Thomas Lake Road ...

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Update on Lake Conroe Water Levels and Releases

Lake level has crested, beginning to decline by San Jacinto River Authority staff The Lake Conroe water level has now crested and is beginning to slowly decline. The current water level is 205.5 feet above mean sea level (MSL), which is 4.5’ over the normal pool elevation of 201’ MSL. ...

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Updated Road Closure List

Updated list of Walker County road closures as of 10:00 PM on 08-28-17 Precinct 1 Wire Rd Bishop Rd- water over road but passable Round Prairie- water over road but passable Pinedale Rd Precinct 2 Loma Rd Birdwell Rd Davis Rd Bowden Rd Robinson Creek Rd Lee Hightower Rd Walker ...

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TRA Increases Water Release at Lake Livingston Dam

by Walker County News Today staff The Trinity River Authority has been steadily increasing the discharge rate at the dam over the past 24 hours.  At 10:00 PM on Saturday, TRA reported a discharge rate of 60,800 cfs (cubic feet per second).  By 1:00 PM on Sunday the rate had increased ...

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Walker County Under Curfew

County Judge Danny Pierce today issued a curfew order for all of Walker County beginning at 10:00 PM on Monday, August 28th. The curfew is in effect from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM until rescinded by the county judge.  Those found violating the order could face a fine of up ...

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Shelter Open at Huntsville High School

Huntsville High School has been opened as a shelter for the general public as of 8:00 a.m. this morning (Monday, August 28, 2017). City of Huntsville Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo confirmed that the shelter is available for anyone, Walker County resident or evacuee. The High School is located at ...

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New Record Release and Water Level for Lake Conroe

by San Jacinto River Authority staff The Lake Conroe water level has now risen to 205.88 feet above mean sea level (MSL). The previous record water level for the lake was 205.60 in 1994. The current release rate from Lake Conroe is 73,201 cubic feet per second (cfs).  The previous ...

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Updated 8/28: Walker County Road Closures

Just before 5:00 AM on  Aug 28th the Walker County Office of Emergency Management released an updated list of road closures in Walker County: Precinct 1 Wire Rd Bishop Rd- Water Over Road Round Prairie- Water Over Road Pinedale Rd Precinct 2 Loma Rd Birdwell Rd Davis Rd Bowden Rd ...

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UPDATED: Power Outages, Road Closures, Flood Warnings

by Walker County News Today staff UPDATE:  New Waverly ISD has announced classes are cancelled through Tuesday. Huntsville ISD has announced classes are cancelled through Wednesday. SHSU has announced that classes at the Huntsville and The Woodlands Center campuses are closed Monday and Tuesday except for essential personnel. Huntsville Head ...

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Lake Conroe Exceeds Full Level

San Jacinto River Authority Beginning Controlled Releases by San Jacinto River Authority staff With approximately six inches of rainfall across the watershed over the past 24 hours, the Lake Conroe water level has risen over seven inches and exceeded normal pool elevation. SJRA operations personnel at the Lake Conroe dam ...

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