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UPDATE: Comal River to re-open at 11:30 a.m. Monday

Heavy rains overnight also caused problems for areas in Central Texas just south of Austin.
Heavy rains overnight also caused problems for areas in Central Texas just south of Austin.

NEW BRAUNFELS, TexasUPDATE: The Comal River will re-open at 11:30 a.m. Monday, according to New Braunfels city officials.

PREVIOUSLY: The Comal River will remain closed until 11 a.m. Monday, according to New Braunfels city officials.

The river flow on the Comal River has recovered significantly, however, a large amount of debris still needs to be removed in order to make the river safe for recreation.

City crews are working to remove that debris quickly in the hopes of reopening the Comal River soon.

River conditions will be reevaluated later this morning and a determination will be made about whether recreation can resume or not.

Another announcement will be sent once that determination is made.

The New Braunfels Police Department advises residents and visitors to New Braunfels to monitor weather forecasts closely.

Any significant rainfall could mean rapidly rising river levels and could lead to standing or flowing water on local roads.


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