Current Conditions

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School Closings and Delays for May 10, 2019

1. Corrigan-Camden ISD (closed)

2. Leggett ISD (closed)

3. Big Sandy ISD (closed)

4. Livingston ISD (2-hour delayed start)

5. Onalaska ISD (2-hour delayed start)

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ROAD CONDITIONS update as of Friday, May 10th, 2019

5/10/19 @ 7:30am The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that all roads are passable.
 
Please report any storm damage or flooding to your home or property, due to the severe thunderstorm that passed through Polk County last night, to the Office of Emergency Management by calling 936-327-6826 opt. 1.

We will post updates as we receive them.

TxDOT highway conditions can be viewed at DriveTexas.org.

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
929 AM CDT Fri May 10 2019
 
 
A river flood warning remains in effect for the Trinity River.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede.
 
Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route.
 
Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few days.
 
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.
 
929 AM CDT Fri May 10 2019
 
The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River near Goodrich until further notice or until the warning is canceled. At 0845 AM Friday the stage was 36.7 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 36.0 feet. Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 39.3 feet by after midnight tomorrow then begin falling. At 38.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins. At 36.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins as water spreads out over fields and threatens buildings in the immediate vicinity of the gauge.

AlertMePolkCounty

AlertMePolkCounty feed for Polk County, Texas Emergency Management website

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Polk County. Please be careful as high winds, heavy rain, hail, and lightening can create hazardous conditions. Please move indoors and monitor local media for updates.