HORSESHOE BEND/PARKER COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Some residents in the Horseshoe Bend area of Parker County evacuated early Sunday after flooding from the Brazos River put water into homes.
The evacuations have affected about seven homes so far and occurred after the Brazos River Authority increased releases into the river from Possum Kingdom Lake upstream.READ MORE: Thousands Of North Texas Students Head Back To School Monday
Several streets in the area were also covered with high water, said county spokesman Joel Kertok.READ MORE: Texas Gov. Abbott Acknowledges Report Of Buffalo Bills Considering Austin As Possible Relocation Spot
The Red Cross has been put on standby in case further evacuations are needed.
County officials are concerned the flooding could get worse if additional water has to be released from Possum Kingdom Lake.MORE NEWS: Arlington Home Catches Fire During Sunday Storms
The National Weather Service has also forecast rain chances for the area, starting as early as Tuesday morning.