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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Texans weather wettest spring in some 50 years During the first six months of San Antonio and vicinity have exceeded the average rainfall for a year nt xas ls fl Wfly fror Dennis WinHght Is starting to When WinHght left Thailand In 19B7 after completing his Air Force he thought he was leaving behind that stickyallover feeling that ac companies the monsoon But he and countless other Texans have been drench ed to the bone as the soggiest spring in 50 years has saturated soil and swelled rivers beyond flood stage from Lake Texoma on the Oklahoma border to thn bayous that ring In a state Where rain is usually a storms have pounded down day after day for more than a Wreaking millions of dollars In damage and forced residents to flee rampaging At least six deaths have been blamed on the Southeast Texas has been hardest but the storms nave caused problems from Corpus Christ on the Gulf Coast to the TexasOklahoma The wet weather ruined some crops and affected businesses such as kayak vendors who say rising rivers have made people wary of shooting toorapid Its like the monsoon exactly like said who lives near the town of about 30 miles northwest of San Its just a torrential rain that rains almost Its so bad that Winrlght and four other families have to use two vehicles to get from home to work one on either side of a mudfilled chuckhole thats small enough to walk past but too big to drive In San National Weather Service forecaster Cristy Mitchell said the city has in less than six months exceeded its annual rainfall average of The city was inundated with inches of rain bet ween January and Mitchell The six month period also is the wettest since when the ci ty received she The intense scattered showers in San Antonio helped break the record for any 30day period of rainfall as inches of rain was recorded from May 13 through June eclipsing the old record of inches set from 29 to Mitchell said the Guadaiupe and Medina rivers could spill over their banks as they have been the past several days if the rains continue over the Weather service forecaster Al Moller in Fort Worth said the unusually heavy rains have been triggered by a stagnant low pressure system over southern New Mexico and northern Moller said the system hasnt moved because the winds surrounding it havent been strong enough to nudge Its not unusual for this to happen but this pattern has led to unusually long and severe periods of rain Moller The latest round of rains has caused at least another in damage to San Antonio city streets and other bringing the total lost to more than million in that city Public Works Director David Steitle San Antonio police reported 246 minor and 40 major accidents through the evening rush hour far its not unusual for this to happen but this pattern has led to unusually long and severe periods of NOAA meteoroligist Af Moller on stagnant low pressure causing record rainfall across the Lone Star State more than the average of 100 minor and 20 majors ac searchers pulled the bodies of two people from a rainswollen creek in San Antonio and Houston authorities recovered the body of a man who drowned In a Last a woman died In San Antonio when her car was swept away on a flooded Authorities blamed the bad weather for the deaths of two people who died in a threevehicle accident Thurs day in the East Texas town of About 60 including 40 children trapped In a church during Vacation Bible had to be evacuated from Leon near San Thurs day after rising waters from raingorged creeks swirled into the It got pretty Bexar County Fire Marshal Carl Mixon When you have a rapid rise of thats why we have these Eeople are caught Bexar County Sheriff Harlon Copeland said he knows better than to predict when the sun will shine The only people in Texas that try to predict the weather are damn fools and and Im neither Copeland In the Gulf Coast region near Corpus crops have been saturated with an average of 16 inches of rain in a twoweek authorities Fields of cotton and beans are standing in Malcolm who lives near about 35 miles north of Corpus says his navy bean crop may be a 50 percent But if the rain his grain and cotton should he My fields drain fairly but the surrounding area is completely saturated the runoff is very One more good rain and most of my crops will be on the verge of he In North officials say the rains have caused the water in Lake Texoma to rise to its highest level in forcing authorities to push floodgates to the In the New Braunfels about 25 miles north of San river outfitters say the rain has brought rivers and lakes to their highest levels in six And its cutting business by more than half for But its pretty exciting at that said Betty Walls of Texas Canoe The eightmile course usually takes about but when Its at that you can do it in one hour and 15 so its just hold on 6259041 COMAL SADDLERY 6 WESTERN 311 HiWay 308 tt Mile of IB Direct Route To Canyon Lake b pm 9 am 6 pm Dress Pants Wrangler Drtif Panti New Texas June County Agent Gamebird income possibilities By BILLSCHUMANN County extension Agent in looking for ways to diversify their many Texans are considering gamcblrd The Texas Oamebird Conference will be held July 18 In response to the Increased interest In raising This allday conference will kick off with an 8 with the program getting underway promptly at 9 It will be held In the beautiful Kleberg Animal and Food Science Center on the Texas University West in College For the first the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will join with agencies of the Texas System In cosponsoring the TPWD will provide an indepth look at native gameblrd manage 6 All the way from the Black River country of On conies a world authority on the Hungarian Partridge Chukar Jean Marc This French Canadian has worked with the Chukar all over the Author and consultant John Goose will outline the criteria for operating a suc cessful hunting These are just a few of the 11 outstanding speakers who will cover gamebirds from the Incubator to There will be a individual registration fee at the A spouse may accompany the participant for an additional These fees include cost of the a chicken fajita lunch and two coffee There will also be a charge for the Schumann suggested local breeders may wish to take advantage of the early bird On ap plications postmarked by July the Individual registration fee will be only and those persons will receive a free copy of the printed plus lunch and charge for the accompanying spouse Is still only For further information and a copy of the complete call the Comal County Extension Office at 6259178 or call Debbie at She Is anxious to help American Country Shows preaen ta The Country Peddler Show Folk Art Show and Sale FREDERICKSBURG TEXAS Gillespie County Fairgrounds Exhibition Building Highway 18 Just South of Frederickuburg FRIDAY JUNE 1987 PM SATURDAY JUNE 1987 AM PM SUNDAY JUNE 1987 AM PM SAWAS HERBS BASKETS 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