SJRA: Tropical Storm Beta Situational Update September 21, 2020 12:30pm
THE WOODLANDS, TX - According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Beta has weakened overnight. Landfall is expected near Matagorda along the Texas coast late today. Rain totals near Montgomery County will likely average up to 4 inches with isolated totals of 5-6 inches.
San Jacinto River Authority continues to operate under standard protocols for a severe weather event and will be onsite at Lake Conroe throughout the duration of Tropical Storm Beta.
Lake Conroe remains 18 inches low, and based on the current forecast, no reservoir releases are expected.
Real-time information on lake level can be found on the SJRA homepage at the “Lake Operations and Rainfall Dashboard” link.
“We urge the public to follow their local offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and to check SJRA social media channels and website for the most up-to-date information,” said SJRA General Manager Jace Houston.
Be prepared and follow your local office of emergency management (Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management) for the latest information for your area.
For the most up to date rainfall totals and water levels in bayous, creeks, and rivers, visit www.harriscountyfws.org. This system relies on a network of gage stations that have been strategically placed throughout Harris and surrounding counties.
Visit Know Your Watershed at www.knowyourwatershed.com to help identify your watershed locations and recognize flow patterns from the various creeks and tributaries downstream of Lake Conroe.
Please continue to follow SJRA on Facebook and Twitter for updates.