A man’s body discovered in the Trinity River on Wednesday morning is that of Edgar Castro, a kayaker who was reported missing over the weekend.
By air and on the ground is how the Fort Worth Fire Department spent its last day searching for Edgar Castro.
For the third straight day, rescuers are heading out to the Trinity River to search for a missing kayaker. But over the last two days, swift water has made efforts difficult.
The body of a Fed-Ex driver was recovered this afternoon from the Trinity River in Dallas.
Rain has died down in Texas — and yet flooding continued early Saturday. Hundreds of residents in Coppell woke up to see Denton Creek in their own front and back yards. The flooding is due to the fallout from Tropical Storm Bill — its rain caused Lake Grapevine to overflow into the creek at a rapid rate.
Homeowners in Coppell are bracing for flooding on Friday, and the city’s emergency management office is meeting to discuss the next course of action.
At the Marquis Apartments, complex management left a note with tenants of eminent flooding. Many chose to go ahead and pack up belongings and leave.
The worst of the rain is over for North Texas, but area lake levels may still go up as the water settles, and that could be bad news.
The Trinity River has risen five feet since Monday night; making it more than 35 feet high.
With all the rain, local, state and federal officials have been keeping a mindful eye on North Texas rivers and lakes.
Tropical Depression Bill started pounding North Texas with rain early Wednesday, and the City of Dallas was ready for it. There have been no flood-related issues reported yet.
The lake is less than six inches away from an emergency release. That means all of its flood gates would open.