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Posted on: May 31, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Ellis County Experiencing Flooding Along the Trinity River

Press Release: Ellis County experiencing flooding along the Trinity River

May 31, 2015 -Ellis County, Texas: Due to the rising waters from the Trinity River, several small areas adjacent to the river are experiencing flooding. First responders are actively monitoring the situation. Emergency Management and other area agencies are focusing on the far east side of the County along the Trinity River. All residents in Telico and Bristol have been notified that a breach is possible within the next 24 hours, and they have been encouraged to evacuate the area. Other areas of concern are near Red Oak Creek, Smith Creek, and Ten Mile Creek, which are also being actively monitored for possible flooding from backup.

All residents are encouraged to avoid areas that are under water. Law Enforcement will be restricting access to affected roads as they become a hazard. Please remember that it is illegal to drive through, tamper with, or remove barricades. If you encounter a road that is covered in water, stop and turn around.

If you have an emergency, please dial 911.
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