Conroe Evacuating McDade Estates, Flooding Imminent
CONROE, TX (August 28, 2017) – Record levels of water are being released from Lake Conroe Dam. Flooding imminent in some areas. The City of Conroe will be evacuating McDade Estates. Other neighborhoods will be evacuated by the County.
City of Conroe shared, “Only evacuate if safe to do so. If you need assistance evacuating please contact 936-522-3205.”
– McDade Estates – Evacuate
– River Plantation – Recommended
– Woodhaven Forest – Recommended
– Artesian – Recommended
– Riverbrook Dr. & Sherbrook Circle (East of I45 @ 1488) – Recommended
– Neighborhoods off of FM 2854 – Recommended
– Neighborhoods Downstream from McDade Estates – Recommended
Continued flooding is expected throughout the week. Heavy rains and rising water levels continue to occur around the City of Conroe and surrounding region. Any areas that may be affected should take action immediately and find a safe location. A flash flood warning is in effect for residents of Conroe.
Public Safety Officials have been overwhelmed by the number of calls and are currently prioritizing calls as they come in. Many roads are closed or experiencing high ware and city crews are working diligently to clear the roadways for emergency personnel. If you are not evacuating, the City of Conroe is encouraging Citizens to stay where they are until it is safe to leave.
Source: City of Conroe