Columbia Lakes Levee In Brazoria County Breached, Officials Urging Residents To Evacuate

Columbia Lakes Levee In Brazoria County Breached, Officials Urging Residents To Evacuate
LIST: Evacuation orders in Greater Houston area
Brazoria County spokeswoman Sharon Trower said Tuesday afternoon that the levee had been fortified. Earlier in the day the county had posted on Twitter: “NOTICE: The levee at Columbia Lakes has been breached!! GET OUT NOW!!” She says that some 

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The catastrophic flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey isn't over yet. On Tuesday morning there was a breach in one of the levees in Brazoria County, located just south of Houston. Brazoria County officials responded to the failure in the Columbia Lakes … . COLUMBIA LAKES, TX — The levee at Columbia Lakes, which is just south of Houston, has been breached, Emergency officials in Brazoria County said Tuesday morning. "Get out now!" an emergency message from county officials said. A map provided by

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Residents in Brazoria County, south of Houston, were told to evacuate immediately after the Columbia River levee was breached. County officials posted a notice on Twitter at 10:30 a.m., telling residents to “GET OUT NOW!!” pic.twitter.com/sUTyXBzer9.

Breaking: The levee at Columbia Lakes has been breached

A levee at Columbia Lakes in Brazoria County has been breached, according to several news reports and the county's Twitter account. "Finally a helicopter came, it was so scary", said one woman. Harris County officials on Tuesday said they are …

BREAKING — A LEVEE SOUTH OF HOUSTON HAS BEEN BREACHED: A levee in Texas' Brazoria County has been breached, with local officials urging residents to "get out now" as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to hammer The Lone Star State.

Breaking: The levee at Columbia Lakes has been breached
Breaking: The levee at Columbia Lakes has been breached

Officials in Texas' Brazoria County, 30 miles south of Houston, urged residents near West Columbia to evacuate after the Columbia Lakes levee was breached Tuesday due to the unprecedented rainfall from Tropical Storm Harvey. Houston's Addicks

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Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta gives the status of the county after the Columbia lakes levee was breached. KHOU.com Staff , KHOU 8:05 AM. CDT August 30, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. Here is a list of the evacuations. Last Updated Aug 29, 2017 6:19 PM EDT. HOUSTON — Authorities outside Houston urged residents of Brazoria County Tuesday to evacuate immediately due to floodwaters from Harvey that breached a levee. A warning was posted on Twitter saying, "The

HOUSTON (KFSM) — Residents were warned to leave immediately after the Columbia Lakes levee in Brazoria County, which is just south of Houston, broke on Tuesday morning (Aug. 29). County officials tweeted for residents to “GET OUT NOW!!”.

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LIST: Evacuation orders in Greater Houston area
LIST: Evacuation orders in Greater Houston area

WEST COLUMBIA – The waters in West Columbia rose steadily, like most everywhere else in Southeast Texas, filling fields, breaking down riverbanks and flooding roadways. So Seth Irwin set to work. He and his neighbors scrounged up plywood and bricks


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