Relentless rain continues Saturday in California
Atmospheric rivers continue to pound California, bringing the risk for flash flooding and mudslides. In the higher elevations, heavy snow will continue to blanket the mountain tops. FOX Weather's Jane Minar gives a look at your Saturday forecast.news.yahoo.com
$11 billion in damage from last summer’s derecho: ‘Historically it produced the most damage in the least amount of time.’
“It gave us the opportunity to have these dry periods of time, even just a few days extra where the soil could dry out, the small tributaries and creeks could flush out into the larger rivers and prepare for the next precipitation event,” Ford said. “And so we didn’t have nearly as much runoff. We didn’t have nearly as much backing up of those larger rivers and streams.”chicagotribune.com
How to staying safe from coronavirus while cooling down in rivers, pools
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Memorial Day weekend led to packed rivers in Comal County, which as of Friday had 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The number is relatively lower than those in the surrounding Bexar and Hays counties, but as more people head to Comal County to take a dip in the rivers, there is concern the virus could spike in the area. Comal County epidemiologist, Dr. Anil Mangla, is urging river-goers to wear masks as much as possible. So again, in a pool, you’re going to get more than 10. So your risk from low or no risk is going to shoot up to high risk,” Mangla said.
San Marcos reopening river parks ahead of Memorial Day weekend
Published: May 20, 2020, 11:52 am Updated: May 21, 2020, 8:44 amSAN ANTONIO – Riverfront parks in San Marcos will reopen Friday in time for Memorial Day weekend. Visitors are encouraged to distance themselves from people not in their household and wear face coverings when distancing isn’t possible. More than 100 people arrested at Jeep Weekend on Bolivar peninsula as Texas beaches reopenThe river will be open for tubing, kayaking, canoeing and swimming. Playgrounds, basketball courts, and pavilions at the parks will remain closed. “We know the community is excited to see our river parks reopen, but we strongly advise park goers to maintain personal responsibility when it comes to keeping themselves and those around them safe,” Mayor Jane Hughson said in the release.