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by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

LCRA is just full of good news. ;) https://twitter.com/LCRA/status/1053012557399842816 LCRA ‏ @LCRA Follow Follow @LCRA More Rain to become more widespread later tonight. http://bit.ly/BobRoseWx #txwx The rain has been a little slower to return to the region than was previously forecast. However, we...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

Just checked the latest data. https://floodstatus.lcra.org/ Currently 63K cfs are flowing into Lake Travis via the Starcke Dam. Additional water flows into Travis from quite a few brooks and streams and the Pedernales River. Currently about 25K cfs are being discharged from Lake Travis via the Mansf...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

https://twitter.com/cdfmg/status/1053027616297558017 LCRA @LCRA · 1h Starcke Dam. Ten floodgates passed an average of 222K cfs Tuesday into Lake Travis. https://youtu.be/fFt1BKKxc1Y #txwater YouTube ‎@YouTube Craig Depew @cdfmg And LCRA continues to release 25k cfs from four gates at Mansfield. Whil...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

Updating- The rain over the Hill Country and central Texas has, as predicted, become more widespread going into to night. Moisture from the Gulf continues to blow into south and central Texas which likely means more rain.

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by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 410
Views: 37992

Re: Climate Change

See the Effects of Climate Change https://gisgeography.com/climate-change-effects-maps/ https://choices.climatecentral.org/#13/40.9360/-72.6237?compare=temperatures&carbon-end-yr=2100&scenario-a=warming-4&scenario-b=warming-2 https://choices.climatecentral.org/#13/29.7738/-94.9211?compare=temperatu...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?
Replies: 2403
Views: 90085

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

About time. https://twitter.com/kaitlancollins/status/1053005808269762561 Kaitlan Collins ‏ Verified account @kaitlancollins Follow Follow @kaitlancollins More DETAILS — John Kelly and John Bolton got into a heated argument over a recent surge in border crossings today, which turned into a shouting ...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?
Replies: 2403
Views: 90085

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-18/kelly-bolton-in-shouting-match-as-white-house-tensions-reemerge It wasn’t immediately clear what the chief of staff, John Kelly, and the national security adviser, John Bolton, wer...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

Lake Travis is at a little over 702 feet and continues to rise.

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by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

In that 360 degree view the island south of the dam is under water. Though not at flood stage the Colorado River at Austin is running 6 feet above its bankfull or action stage. It is only 2 feet below flood stage. The NWS defines flood stage as the point where water begins to cover roads and/or ente...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

360 degree view of the Tom Miller Dan in Austin.

https://viewer.hangar.com/360?productId=l0OKQMe0

The Miller Dam is the last dam upstream of downtown Austin. It is also the site of the HQ of the LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority).

by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jamal Khashoggi murder... will it ensnare Trump?
Replies: 159
Views: 3314

Re: Jamal Khashoggi murder... will it ensnare Trump?

Saudi Arabia Weighs Blaming Intelligence Official for Khashoggi Killing https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/world/middleeast/jamal-khashoggi-killing-saudi-arabia.html Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and Middle East adviser, has been urging the president to stand by Prince Mohammed, according t...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Investigations in New York State of Trump and Related
Replies: 321
Views: 17724

Re: Investigations in New York State of Trump and Related

https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1052994506600136705 @ABC Following Following @ABC More Trump Organization accuses New York State Attorney General’s office of being “unfairly biased” in its case against the Trump Foundation. https://abcn.ws/2CSHBRs In a motion filed earlier this week urging the judge ...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jamal Khashoggi murder... will it ensnare Trump?
Replies: 159
Views: 3314

Re: Jamal Khashoggi murder... will it ensnare Trump?

Corker: Trump administration 'clamped down' on Saudi intel, canceled briefing https://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/411979-corker-administration-clamped-down-on-saudi-intel-cancelled Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told The Washington Post that the administra...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

Definitely a fluid situation. ;) https://twitter.com/LCRA/status/1052937068366708736 LCRA @LCRA · 17m LCRA will NOT need to open additional floodgates at Mansfield Dam today. It is still possible we will need to open up to four additional floodgates over the next few days. LCRA @LCRA Everyone who ma...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

https://floodstatus.lcra.org/ Lake Travis is expected to rise to 705 to 710 feet msl by Friday, Oct. 19. Current projections show LCRA likely will need to open up to four additional floodgates by mid-day Thursday - for a total of up to eight gates open at the dam. This would be a record number of fl...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

https://twitter.com/MommyQ/status/1052730165179113473 Cathy Hale ‏ @MommyQ Follow Follow @MommyQ More Here’s why the Lake Travis flood is so insane. This was Lakeway City Park on Sept 29. I filmed 2 blackbuck antelopes. That grassy field and the spot I stood in to film it are under idk 50-70 feet of...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

https://twitter.com/jadekurian/status/1052930281295020034 Jade Kurian ‏ @jadekurian Follow Follow @jadekurian More Have to skip trail run again. The trail @LadyBirdLakeATX is still closed and #AustinPD are clearing #runners and #bikers Got a bird’s eye view. #Texasflooding #ATXFloods #atxwx Lady Bir...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

https://twitter.com/LCRA/status/1052745462875389952 https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/1052632177287008256/-KZL5zhV?format=jpg&name=600x314 Lake Travis could rise to record levels and the Lower Colorado River Authority is warning homeowners along Lake Austin to start taking precautions. Within 24 hours,...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

https://twitter.com/srich1953/status/1052928838970339333 Samuel M. RICH ‏ @srich1953 Follow Follow @srich1953 More LCRA plans to open all 8 floodgates today....never done before. Flooding expected in #AUSTIN #StevieRay #texas #lakeTravis #pray4Texas https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpzBMTXU4AEHi53.jpg:la...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

Deadly Texas flooding catches homeowners off-guard https://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-flooding-catches-homeowners-off-guard-kingsland/ At Scott Turner's home in Kingsland, the rush of floodwater caught he and his family completely off-guard. "I would say it probably came 5 or 6 feet in a matter of ...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

This is the Mansfield Dam on Lake Travis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV9rEsU4qb8&feature=youtu.be Lake Travis is now at a bit over 701 feet which is 16 feet above flood stage. Despite the water release it continues to rise slowly. Downstream the Colorado River at Austin is now almost at 31 feet...
by Volkonski
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Universal Postal Union vs Trump
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Universal Postal Union vs Trump

Trump pulls US out of UN postal scheme on China price concerns https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/17/trump-universal-postal-union-withdraw-foreign-postal-rates The Trump administration will begin withdrawing from a United Nations treaty that offered low rates for foreign postal deliveries...
by Volkonski
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 170
Views: 2808

Re: Hurricane Michael

Hurricanes can affect things far away from where they make land.

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by Volkonski
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

In Kingsland, where that bridge over the Llano River washed away, they have closed the 3404 bridge over the Llano in both directions. A portion of the 1431 Colorado River crossing has been disabled. They only way out of Kingsland is to go north.
by Volkonski
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4618
Views: 175408

Re: Weather Alerts

The body of another flood victim has just been found in Llano. :( Lake Travis is just shy of 698' which is 3 feet above the major flood level. They are releasing water from the lake into the Colorado River. Looking at the predicted heights for downstream Colorado River gauges at Austin, Bastrop and ...

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