New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas
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Texans weather wettest spring in some SO years
During the first six months of 1987, San Antonio and vicinity have exceeded the average rainfall for a year
Bandera County, Texas, is ;i lung w-ay fro •»», ,i: ,|
Dennis Winright L starting to or ’*
M'hrn Winright left Thailand in I t*.; Uh r co-nplrDng t is /Mr Force hitch, tie thought tie .■ as leaving b»*hir I thai soaked through sticky allover f ■ in ,■ th n ( ontpanies the monsoon season But he and countless other Texan have (>«■• - dr* r cd to tTie bone as tin* sorest sprite in M years I . saturated soil and swelled rivers b's and flood (agr* from Lake Texoma on the QHahor > te.rder to ti ( ayous that ring Houston In a state where rain is usually a i ai its torrential dorms have pounded down day after day for more th n a month, wreaking millions of dollars in damage t- d
forced residents to flee rampaging flood afer v ast. six deaths have been blamed on the ran Southeast Texas has been hardest hit hut the ins rave caused problems from Corpus Christi on the Gulf oast to the Texas Oklahoma bor der I he et ,v»-;ih er '•Uined some crops and offer ted bu ira e uch a kayak vendors who say I ismg r iv*" s have made people .var y of shooting too rapid rapid ;
Ifs like the monsoon ,ea nn ex artly like that aid Winright, who lives near the tov n of Ban lera about ta miles northwest of San \ntonio lf , »i a torrent al ram that rains almost con fantiv It s so bari that Winrrght and four other families have to use two vehicles to get from home to ‘ cap our1 on r ither side of a giant, mud filled dun khole that .rn; it enough to walk past but too big to dri .< aro md In San Antonio, National Weather Semi» oh <•; stet ( risty Mitchell said the city has in less than ax monf exceeded its annual rainfall a .erage of ?H ; *,< h*
The city was inundated with tv. 'it, inches of lain tx ween January and June Ms Mitchell aid The six month period also is the wette f rte'- whet ti * t v received :w» 49 inc bes stir said The intense scattered bowel in San \? tonio help-d break the record for any a day period of rainfall a IH ii inches of rain was recorded from May l l thu ah dune ll. eclipsing the old record of IT '' im he* «•?
I rom Aug 29 to Sept 27 1946 Ms Mitchell said the Guadalupe and Medina river could spill over their banks .ii they have been the pa f e Vera I days if the rairn continue over the weexend Weather service forecaster Ai Moiler ii Toil Wodti said tfie unusually heavy rains have been triggered bv - stagnant low pressure system over out tier n aw Mexico and northern Mexico Moiler aid the tem f asn’t moved because the wind trroundir g t haven t been strong enough to nudge it
Ifs not unusual for this to happer hut (hi > pattern has led to unusually tong fir! -even* per ml or r; r fall,” Moiler said The latest round of rains has eau ed af. least another I >oo.uoo in damage to San \ntonto city streets and othe? facilities, bringing the total lost to more than $1 million in that city alone Public Work Ive un David Steele aid
San Antonio police reported tin minor md to major accidents through the ever, g i ush hour t .. sd;.- far
"It s riot unusual for this to happen but this pattern has lect to unusually long and severe per iuds of r ami all."
HOA A meteoroligist Al Moiler on stagnant low pressure causing record rainfall across the Lone Star State
more than the average of I'Ki minor and 20 majors ac
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M' mw tide sear' tiers pulled the bodies of two people from a rain swollen creek in San Antonio T Dday, and Houston authorities recovered the body of a man who drowned in a bayou Last week, a woman died in San
Antonio when hoi car was swept away on a flooded
Authorities blamed the bad weather for the deaths of two people who died in a three-vehicle accident Thurs-lay in the Fast Texas town of Orange About fit) people including 40 children trapped rn a church during Vacation Bible School had to be evacuated from Leon Springs, near San Antonio Thursday iff' r ri orig water from rain gorged (reeks swirled into the town
It got pretty had Bexar < aunty T ire Marshal Dari Mixon aid When you have a rapid rise of water, that 1 * by v e t ave these rest ues People are caught unaware s.”
Bexar Dour y Sheriff Marion ( opeland said he knows better than to predict when the -.un will shine again 'The only people in D*xas that try to predict the weather are damn fools and newcomers, and I’m neither one ( opeland said In the Gulf < oast region near f orpus Dhristi crops have been atm ated v ith an average of 16 inches of r tin iii a two week period authorities said T ields of maize con < Olton and bean . arr* standing in water Malcolm Maedgen who lives near Mathis about 15 miles north of < orpus Christi says his navy bean crop may hr* a 50 percent hiss But if the rain subsides his giain and cotton should sui vive lie said
My fields drain fairly rapidly but the surrounding ai'-a is completely saturated; therefore the runoff is very slow One more good ram and most of my crops will be on the verge of drowning he said In North Texas off)'dais say the rains have caused the water In Lake Texoma to rise to its higher level in decades forcing authorities to push floodgates to 'he limit
In the New Braunfels area about 25 miles north of San Antonio, river outfitters say the rain has brought rivers and lakes to their highest levels in six years And it s cutting business by more than half for some But it n pretty exciting af that level ” -.aid Betty Malls of Iexas Dance I rails The eight mile course usually takes about J hours hut when it s at that level you can do it in one hour and 15 minutes so s’ s just hold on and Yahoo.*’
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Gamebird income possibilities
By BIL L SCHUMANN County Extension Aq/*n!
In looking for ways to diversify their ira nine many T exans are considering gamebird produc tion The 'I exas Gamebird (’onferenc e will he held .July 18 in resjion.se to the increased interest in raising gamebirds I his all day conferen' e will kick off v ith an 8 a.rn registration with the program getting underway promptly at 9 a rn It will be held in the beautiful Kleberg Animal I and Food Science < enter on the Texa1 5&M I rn rosily West Campus in College Station Tor the first time the Texas Darks and Wildlife Department will join with agene ies of the Texas AAM System in co sponsoring Hie conference '[ DMD will provide an in depth look at cativo gamebird manage ment
All the way from the Black River countrv of On tam Canada comes a world authority on 'he Hungarian Dart ridge Chukar Jean Man Ridel This T rench Canadian has worked with the ( hukar ill over the world
Author and consultant John Mullin Goos#* Lake Iowa will outline* the criteria for operating a sue (essfuJ hunting preservc
I tic a- are just a few of the ll outstanding speakers v ho will cover gamebirds from the incubator to mar ke!
I here will be a $25 individual registration fee af the door A spouse may accompany the participant for an additional I* These fee? include* cost of the con ference o chi' ken fajita lunch and two < offee breaks I here xiii also be a %2 < harge for the proceedings Schumann suggested lo* al breeders may wish to take advantage of the early bird special On ap plication postmarked by July IO the individual reg) .fration fee will be only $16 and those persons will receive a fr«*e 'Opy of the printed proceedings, plus lunch and coffee The charge for the accompanying spouse is still only $6 Tor further information and a copy of the complete program call the f omal County extension Office at 625 9178 or / all Debbie at 4^? 84 DHS She is anxious to helj> you
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