Water effects

Even though the Tropical Storm, mini-Hurricane Alex only lasted a short time, we are still seeing the after effects of the wind and rain.

And then… the grass. My desert landscape of a yard is now furry green. Get ready TxDOT and city workers – you have some work ahead of you to get rid of the fuzz on the side of the off-ramps.

Pro8News (no video available online – yet) covered the growing river and the flooding that is already being seen as it covers part of Los Dos Laredos Park. Also covering was El Mañana newspaper.

Photo credit: El Mañana online


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15 Responses to Water effects

  1. ___you should see the damage done to Monterrey and the surrounding area (channel 15 on the local cable0

  2. stxparrothead says:

    I saw on KSAT this morning that they have opened the flood gates at Lake Amistad and parts of Del Rio are under a mandatory evacuation… Yikes- what will this bring us? I can send you a power point from one of my husbands coworkers of the devestation in Monterrey- so sad.

  3. Monica McG says:

    Is the tree in the second photo on Matamoros?

    • Que Fregados says:

      Yes, but I think it is gone now. The other tree on Main is still there – or it was this morning. I still haven’t stopped by the office to visit with Meg and to say hello to you.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Apologies! The second photo, of the tree on Matamoros. It would be for LareDOS. We tried to get a photo of it yesterday, but they’d already hauled it away.

  5. my, my, what a surprise, I just bought that house from LISD, how funny to see it here, well funny because thankfully there was no damage to the property, the tree has been removed.

    I will steal your picture, have a wonderful day

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