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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 30, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 10 I Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com  RAIN  Continued from poge 1  Heraid-Zeitiinq file photo The Sequin Avenue underpass  UNDERPASS  Continued from page 1  Approxiiti.Ucly lio.ud mi'tiibcrs, (ity sl.ilK'rs ,ui(l inl(>r('st(’(l ()l)si‘rv('rs wcri» oti fi.inrl tor fh(’ nii'cting.  Sonu’ .irgiK'd ffial the st.iti' liinfling tor th<‘ ()ro| (>(! would !)(’ div('rt('d to ro.idwork in ,Hioth('r i itv it tli(> |)roj('( t IS ro)(’( led In \('vv BriHintcIs, ,ind th.)t tr.itiK    issii{‘s dcm.ind  tfK’ w idtMiing ot tlu' "<)nti fjiKilcd" undcrp.iss^  I v('(' this ,is just ,1 stone rt't.iinint’ w.ill," s.iid l)o<ird mcnilx'ri r.ii^ Missouh. "It It's so import.int, uh\ difln't <in\l)od\ c\('r (!('<)n iti*"  DEATH  Confitiued from poge 1  s.iid \Ui( I )ou(*ll \\,is \\(>.Hin^ "vct\ ni( |(Mns ,ìnd Ikm'Is" whcn tound. ln\('stit>,itors hciicvc s|ic w.is hc.ìdcd hoiiK" trom ,1 nielli nn thè lou n, he s.iid .iddini; th.it ihi a don t i'\()r( I toni pl.ìv Wiis iinoKcd hut t!)c\ .ire .uidrcssiiì'^ th(‘ p()ssihilit\.  Mitre .iiisucr'' nii^ht !)(■( ()riic ,u.iil.ihjc \\hen .in .uit(>ps\ is ( ()nij)!('l(‘d, B.ii ic\ s.nd, i te s.iid it ,in\  ( h,ii^('s ,irc c\fi !;l('d. i!  shi )iiid !)«' I!) ( ili d.ilupc ( I )Uflt\' ( ( )llft.  Kii;ht ni >\\ it's ( mi i;o<il t( * inifiA it‘v\ ,in\l)()d\ \\l)n u.is in ihc \(‘hi( le w itlì h(‘t, oh'. lousK ,ind ti^ur(' oiit tlìc ! ir( unisi,in< (‘s surround 111'^ v\h\ shc cndcd u|) in thè nit'di.in im I- " H.ii  lc\ s.iid,  ln!( ìim.itK Iti t <in h(' givrn t() lìcrt/ Polli (■ I )(’p.irl nicnt cit J IO ()!'» LM)().  S(‘V('r,il ( l('r_i;v mcnibi'rs r('pr('s('ntinj» ( nurc hcs in  Th( ro w.ìs ci ri‘vival-likt’ tc('l to ih(> presmlcition, deliv< r( d trom thè ga/(»bo on th(* tire k‘ right sma( k-dab in front of th(’ ( ity's drird-up w.Ucr fountain, whi(h is undergoing rep.iirs.  It started with a tew old-edy rc'siik'nts sitting in lawn chairs under shade trees, but It (|ui( kly turned into a ( rovvd as more and more' p(>ople showed u[) to s(h* the goings-on.  "VVe just happc'ned to {om(‘ by .ind pr.iy lor a lit tl(' ram," s.)id Anne Winans, w'ho with husband Wayne w(>re on their way to turn in [M'titions to get the rivi'r ( ont,liner issue on th(> l)<jl-lot in Novemlx'r. "VV(‘ re.il ly iK'ed the r.iin .ind <i lot ol It."  '(>rgy g ( hi  the New Brauntels San Antonio <ir('a sliowed u() to lead pr.tver ,)nd s< riptur(> readings. Some ot them .illudefl to t(i(' re( ent polit It al diviil(‘ here, but said ('versone is uriit('d in the ( .ill lor r.iin  'We're ( ailed bv His n.ime h(‘re tonight,' said Df'nnis ( i.ill.igher ot I ree doni lellowshif) ( hun h in N('\\ Hr.iunlcls. "We re not ( ailed by B.iptists, we re not  c.illed b\ the IVntei ost.iis, we re not ( .illed b\ the Anglu .ms Ol the ( .itholk s We re not (.tiled b\ the ( h.insm.itK s or independ ents nondenomin.ition.il or inlerdeiiomin.ition.il; we re not ( .illed b\ the Metliodists, 1 uth('r,ins or ,in\ b( )dv else.  W'e're ( .illi'd liere b\  ( tis n.ime, '  I’opul.ir ( iru(>ne f l.ill (mt tornier Bret ( irali.im k'd the .ludiciK e m scvt'r.il gospel mel(i(lies ill,It iiK luded "( lOfl Is So ( lood I II [ K ,Av\,i\,'' "|o\ In ,\h t le.irt, .ind '‘\m.i/mg ( ir.K  \cu Bi.tuntels \1avor Pro lem Xt.irk ( loodni'i re.id ,1 ( it\ pro( l.Hii.ition asl^ mg !or r,iiii,  ( ii.ides 1 )uk(>, a l.i\ min  ister, introduc ed (‘at h c ler-gy member as Ix'ing "Petitioners toth(' lord" In<uldi-lion to (lonzales and Gal' lâcher, there were Fred Ft>y of Sts. Peter and Paul ( atholi( Churth; K.P (*olk of (iruene Methodist ( hur( h Kivin Boston of Harmonv HafMist Churth; area (’vangelist jesse larias, and Ken Cates of ( hrist ( )ur King Angli( an ( hurt h.  Dotty Duke, also a lay minist(‘r, marvt'led at the turnout.  "A lot of ()eo[)le h«'re in town love the I orrl and Ix'lieve m prayer," sN» s.iid. "And they all ( .ime tog(>th-(T to show it tonight,"  A( ( ording to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 94 [)er-( (‘fit ot Tf'xas is in an extreme drought and 78 per( ('nt int hiding ( omal ( ounty is in .in ex( ('p-tion.il drought. It last r.iirKHl m New Braunfels on iliurs-  d.iy, wh('n .02 of an iik h was reported <it the airport, but the ( ify hasn't h.id ,iny signifu .int rainf.ill smt e M.iy !J, when 1.04 in< hes ot ram tell. In short. New Brauntels is I S int h(*s short m rami.ill for the ye.ir.  "Drought IS the hand of the ('nerny upon (lod's p(H>ple. ' Boston said. "And It's tinu' for him to go. . . Mother Nature' ain't got nothing on ( lod the i re-.itor "  At the end, .ill of th(‘ p.ir-ti( ip.iting I lerg\ as well as about .1 do/en more in the .ukIkmk e led in tht* nx it.il ot Ihe I ord's Pr.iver.  Mond.iy night's ple.i to the he.ui'ns pist miglit work, Hu're's .i 10 pert ent ( liaru e ot showt'rs Ihurs-(l.iv .ind Irid.iv, .i 50 [)t'r-( ent ( h.int e on Saturd.iv .md .1 M) perc ent ( h.int(' on Sund.iv.  " Ih.it's gre.it ue'vt' been hearing I'rom tlu‘ v\(Mther pt*t)pl(* about dry u tMtluT st.iv mg arountl until |.inuar\ " I )ottv Dukt' s.iiti, 'It's good to ht'.ir tlu'v art' tore( .isting tor somt' r.iin. But, It t(ie 1 ortl should glorit\ us with the r.iin, \\(' want ¡x'ople it) know that it s tht' 1 ortl whos bringing the r.im"  WESTSIDE  Continued from poge ]  9,{)(K) square-f(X)t center, a i, 184 sc|uare*f(Kit churc h, and several out-buildings on 2-plus acres.  First Pr(*sbyterian Church )lans to lease the church )uilding back frt)m the city for two years, with an additional two-year renewal periini optional.  Library services  B(M)ks .md other materials from the New Braun-f(*ls Public l ibrary will be providt'tl at the t enft'r ft)r t hecktiut.  ()ther librar>' s('rvici*s will int lud(' [>rest ht>ol stt>ry-fimes, bilingual adult ttmi-puter t lasses, open computer I.lb time, anti ht'lp with homework ft>r ytRith.  library servites will be t)fferefl on luestlays and Saturdays this fall, beginning Sept. 10. f’lans int lutle preschool stor^times, bilingual atlult tt)m[)uter t lasses, t)pt>n ( omputer lab time .intl help with ht)mewt)rk ftir youtn.  (in S.iturdays, family story time and materials t h(H kout will bt' available, with bre.ikfast tor the t hil-  dren provided.  All scrviccs offert'd by the f)ublic library at this facility will be presented at no charge.  First Fridays  Beginning Sept. 2, the city's Parks and Recrealit)n Dt'partrnent will host "First Fridays" 8-11 p.m. the first Friflay of every month at the community center. The free program provides a safe place for teens 12-17 years of age to hang t)ut with friends and enjoy t)()en gym, games with prizes and a variety of t)rganized activities.  Baton twirling classes are also scheduled beginning the first week of Sep-t(*mDer  Addifitinal inft)rmalit)n t)n all t)fferings frt)m bt)th Parks and Recrt'ation anti the city library are available t)n the city's websitt», www.nbtexas.t)rg/pro-grams.  TIPHER  The t ify has enteretl inft) .1 management agreemt'nf with TIPI1ER that su[)pt>rts t onfinuatit)n t)f their t ur-rent services tt> the ct>m-munity thrtujgh the center  for one year.  TIPHER is a non-profit .S01 (c).3 organization whos(‘ mission is to improve quality of life through addressing public healtn and public education issue's.  The organization offers a donation-optional lunch program every day as well as a variety of other services. Additional inft)rmation is available at  www.tipher.com .  "It is thrilling to know that we have bet>n able to work with great f)eople at the Westsine Community Center and TIPHER to bring new and exciting services ft) the community," Zapata said. "With this purchase, anti the new services that will Ix' offered, the city has taken a very positive step to mi*et ntHH^fs identifi(*d in the United Way/City t)f New Braunfels Community Nt'eds Assessment."  The assessment identifit'd needs in the areas of litt'ra-cy, after-school prt)grams and need ft)r at cessible recreafitin oppt)rfunities, said Morrison.  "Recreatif)n and library s(‘rvices will need to be extended to other parts t)f the community as well," the city manager said.  SUNDAY  Continued from page 1  degrt'es by 0 a.m., l)y 10 a.m., 104 by 1 1 a.m. .intl 108 just beft)re 1 p.m.  fht' I let trit Reliability ( ount 11 of Texas, whit h monitors elet trit usage in this .ire.i, reporfetl a pe.ik usage rt‘t ortl t)f bS, 1 00 meg.iw.itts on Saturtlay. 1 K( ()1 otfit i.ils saitl tht'v expt't ted tlem.intl ft) t limb ('Vt>n hight'r this week, ,is businesses anti st hools |oin(*tl tlu' gritl. On Monday, tiemand broke Satur-tl.iy's rt't ortl .is the agtnuy reportt'd OS,200 megawatts usetl .It 4;4S p.m.  Tht' I let frit Reliability ( ount il of Tt'xas, whit h monitors elt'ttru usagt' in this .irea, rt'fiorft'tl a pt*ak usagt' rt't. tird t)l b.S, I 00  megawatts on Saturtlay. FRCX)T tifficials saitl tht'y (>xpected tiemand tt) t limb t'ven higher this week, <is busint‘sses anti scht)t)ls wt're atltled ft) the gritl. ( )n Mtintlay, demand brtike Saturday's rett>rd as the agt'ncy rt'ptirft'tl 6S,H)6 mt'gaw.ifts usetl .it S [).m.  I ligh elecfrit ity us.ige should e.ise intt) tht' week .IS the short-term wt*afht*r foret list < alls for t ooler tempt'r.ifures.  "Tt*mperafures sht)uld gr.iduallv tlet rtMse thrtaigh the wt'.ek,'' Fogarty saitl. "It should be lOi on Tuestlay, 100 t)n Wednestlay, anti on Thursday we'll st'e a signif-itant t h.inge, ,is we'll uet tiown to 94. VVt''re ,i  St)  ex()et ting a t h.int t* for showt'Ts."  N('\v Braunft'ls hit a high ot 108 tk'grtvs at S;10().m.  Mt)nday. A heat aflvist)ry rt'mained in efft't f through-t)uf South Central Texas until 9 p.m. Tuesday.  The high-()rt‘ssure system that's nt)w in plat e over the state will mt)ve tt> the west tiuring the week, allowing ft)r mort' humid t tindititins, logarty said.  "Thai's going to bring in stime Gulf mt)isturt' for us," he said. "The sht)wers will t ome in, but even with tht' intreasetl humitiity, the heat indt'x will be under 100. We're ft)rt‘t asting it ft) be 99 t)n Thurstlay"  That will st'em like a t old frt)nt for mt)st t)f us. Fogarty said the extended forecast calls tor slightly abt)ve normal temperatures highs in the mid-90s and lows in the ui)[)er 70s -ft)r the t'titl of tnis we^t'k and inft) next week.  New Braunfels Five-Day Forecast  TODAY  WEDNESDAY THURSDAY  FRIDAY  SATURDAY  CLICK  ë  One more very hot day  03 /76  The coot oft begins!  99 177  Thunderstorms bringing mucti needed ram 94 177  Scattered ram showers and thunder  95 177  Temperature  Yesterday’s High . Low 106 / 76'' No^nal High Low 94 71 Record High 106 in 1951 Record Low    6S in 1988  Precipitation  j Yesterday's    O OO"  ! M-riti, to Date    O OI"  I Avg Month to Date    2,03''  I Yeat to Date    7,25"  i Avg. Year to Dille    23.23"  I Departure from Avg    15.98"  I    i'"'.Ipl.i!. ' I ,t 3pin  -    Nevv H'.:  Almanac  Levels/Flows 8/29  Edwards Aquifer |ft)    642,1  Cornal Springs (ds)  165.0  Change  -02  +/-0  8/29 Change n/a    n/a  67    - 1  Canyon Dam  Inflow  OutflOWiGuad ('I (' ,¡1 Sa Lake Level    901 8 - 0.08  NBU Pumping Report  Millons    Millons  8/29 )f gallons 8'29 of gallons Surface water 6 192 Groundwater 8,970  Updated forecasts v\.'ww.srh.noaa.gov Continued stormy | Type ••cty. state 'or zip conditions !    space  provided and click go” 96 /75“ i button  Sun and Moon  Sunrise Sunset Moonrlse Moonset Today 7:09 AlW 7 57 Pivt 8 49 AM 8;51 PM Wednesday 7 09 AM 7:56 PM 9 57 AM 9:32 PM Thursday 7:10 AM 7 55 PM 11:05 AM 10:15 PM  Pollen Counts  Grass    n/a  Mold    1320 Moderate  Tree    n/a  Weeds    n/a  Pollen counts courtesy of Central Texas Allergy and Asthma  First Sep 4  Full Sep 12  Last New Sep 20 Sep 27  Forecast Map  Oklahoma  Amarillo 96 W  Tutsa  Oklahoma 101*/n" City liFTTr  184^83”  10r/78’  Wichita Falls 100“/73“  ArkansM  Dalia« 106V 8r  104’/78*  Waco 107'*/80" 103*/78*  Austin  104°/77® Houston  New Braunfels  ê mvw  u.  ’is  98V 77*  Corpus Christ! L.arsdo    91®/82°  108 V 7r  86V 78*  * ’S"/' •    k '  ------- ^    -------.-J 95*/78  ¡Shown are today and tomorrow’s forecasted high / low temperatures |  fcagy^/wnwiiiiin ■iiiiMii iMi,ii I    ---„^1 ——.............—nOTrr--rTr^‘~*-—.............- ....... - -  Galveston 91V 82° 92 V 82*  ^ 182 V 7r  90’* 182“  Brownsville 98 V 78’  Port Aransas  Today Tomorrow Thursday  Coastal Forecast and Tides  Galveston  Today Tomorrow Thursday  92'^/82 91“/82“ 91 / 80“ Today s Wind: SSE at 5 to 15  91^/82' 92“/82° 89^81° Today s Wind, SEat5to15  Today’s Tides 1st High 1st Low 2nd High 2nd Low  Port Aransas 4 39 AM 9 59 AM 3 31 PM 10.16 PM ^ J  www.dayweather  com  Galveston    4 38 AM 10 23 AM 4 01 PM 10:33 PM ^ Cheyenne, Wyoming  National Outlook         Today    Tomorrow        Today    Tomorrow      City    Hi Lo W    Hi Lo W    City    Hi Lo W    Hi Lo W      Albany    78    58    pc    81    57 pc    Las Vegas    106    82    SU    101    81 pc      Albuquerque    96    68    th    95    67    th    Liftle Rock    94    72    pc    96    72 pc      Anctiorage    56    44    pc    50    43    r    Lo6 Angeles    86    65 su    81    64 su      Atlanta    91    69    pc    91    69    pc    Louisville    89    69    su    91    73 th      Atlantic City    84    62    su    85 68 pc    Madison    75    64    th    85 69 pc      Baltimore    83    63    su    85    62    pc    Memphis    95    72    pc    97    73 pc      Baton Rouge    99    74    su    96 75 pc    Miami Beach, FL    90    79    th    88    80 th      Billings    91    56    th    83    53    th    Milwaukee    77    67    pc    76    68 th      Birmingham    96    68    su    96    71    SU    Minneapolis, MN    79    66    th    81    71 th      Bismarck    80    62    th    87 65 pc    Mobile, AL    96    75    pc    92    77 pc      Boise    88    51    su    80 45    pc    Montgomery, AL    97    71    su    97    72 su      Boston    81    64    su    82    62    pc    Nashville, TN    92    68    pc    92    70 Ih      Buttalo    86 61    pG    90    57    th    New Orleans, LA    96    78    su    94    79 th      Carson City NV    93    48    SU    86    44    su    New York, NY    83    64    su    81    67 pc      Charleston, SC    88    73    pc    87    72    pc    Norfolk, VA    83    64    PC    84    68 pc      Charleston WV    87    65    pc    84    65    sh    North Piatte, NE    90    64    pc    95    68 pc      Chartotte    86    64    pc    88 65 pc    Omaha, NE    79    65    th    88    71 pc      Chattanooga    92    70    su    93 69 pc    Orlando, FL    94    76    th    93    76 th      Cheyenne    86    58    th    88    61    th    Philadelphia    85    66    su    86    67 pc      Chicago    78    67    pc    81    71    Ih    Phoenix, AZ    111    88    pc    110    86 pc      Cincinnati    84    64    pc    86    67 sh    Pittsburgh    80    58    pc    83    63 sh      Cleveland    78    64    pc    80 66 pc    Portland. ME    76    58    su    75    61 su      Colorado Spgs,    89    60    th    91    61    th    Portland. OR    70    52    r    71    52 me      Columbus. OH    82    62    pc    84    65    sh    Providence, RI    83    60    su    85 59 pc      Dayton, OH    83    62    pc    84    66    sh    Rapid City SD    83    65    th    95    70 pc      Denver    90    67    pc    92    68    th    Reno NV    92    54    su    86    51 su      Des Moines    75    63    th    86    70 pc    Richmond, VA    86    61    su    85    62 pc      Detroit    8t    63    pc    80 65 pc    Sacramento    91    58    su    86    58 su      Duluth    68    57    th    71    60    th    St Louis. MO    82    68    th    92    73 pc      Eugene    71    52    pc    70    51    pc    Salt Lake City, UT    92    69    th    93    66 pc      Fairtjanks    65    42    sh    65 42 pc    San Diego, CA    76    65 su    75    65 su      Fargo    78    64    th    82    67    pc    San Francisco, CA    65    54    su    65 55 pc      Flagstall    83    51    th    81    51    th    Santa Fe, NM    87    61    th    85    60 th      Fort Smith    too    75    pc    102    77    pc    Seattle WA    67    56    r    68    54 sh      Grand Rapids    80    61    pc    81    64    pc    Shreveport, LA    101    73    pc    100    75 pc      Greensboro    86    64    pc    86 63 pc    Sioux Falls, SD    77    64    th    87    69 pc      Helena    84    52    th    70    48    th    Spnngtield    91    70    th    95    73 pc      Honolulu    84    73    sh    84    73    sh    Spokane WA    82    51    pc    74    48 th      Indianapolis    82    64    pc    85    69    th    Tampa, FL    92    76    th    93    75 th      Jackson, Miss,    98    71    su    96    72    su    Topeka    90 69    th    97    73 pc      Jacksonville, FL    92    78    th    89    78    th    Tucson, AZ    106    77    pc    104    76 th      Juneau, AK    55    39    sh    54    45    sh    Washington, OC    83    64    su    86 63 pc      Kansas City    84    69    th    94    74    pc    Wilmington, DE    86    65    su    86    66 pc      Knoxville    89    66    pc    89    68    th    Wichita KS    100    73    th    102    76 pc     bz-blizzard c-cloiidy tg tog. hg heavy snow hz-haze, Is light snow, tnc moslly cloudy, mx wintery mix. pc partty cloudy, r-raln,»t) showers sn-snow, lu sunny th-thunderstorm, w-wind  Please conserve electricity.  NBU asks you to please cufto your electric use, especially between 2pm to 8pm. Keeping air conditioning units set at 78 degrees and only using appliances in the evenings and momings are a great start. Learn more at nbutexas.com or by calling (830) 658-8925.  NBU  Here is what matters.   

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