Tuesday, April 21, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoFound this guy, showed up at the house off Post Oak Road in La Vernia. Please pass on!!! This boy needs to go home. Call 210-685-0879
Lost: Cell phone at La Vernia stock show. If found call JoAnn at 210-649-1571.
Our beloved Gracie is missing since October, Dachshund/Lab mix, microchipped, about 30 pounds, black with little white. $1000 reward for safe return. Call with any information, 830-393-9999 or 419-250-9099.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Welders and welders helper needed, metal building experience a must, pay based on experience. Call 830-484-7679, leave message. 
Be skeptical of ads that say you can make lots of money working from the comfort of your home. If this were true, wouldn’t we all be working at home?
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
WCN essential oilsWCN border security forum 10/30/14WCN your news your way subscribe

Breaking News


WATER ON THE ROAD: TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
January 24, 2012, 11:21am
2,180 views | 1 comment

With heavy rains moving through portions of Texas this week, the National Weather Service and the Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety urge Texans to avoid low water crossings and driving on flooded roadways. When there’s water running across a road, drivers should always turn around and choose a different route. These are the facts:

Six inches of water can cause tires to lose traction and begin to slide.

Twelve inches of water can float many cars. Two feet of rushing water will carry off pick-up trucks, SUVs and most other vehicles.

Water across a road may hide a missing segment of roadbed or a missing bridge.

In flash floods, waters rise so rapidly they may be far deeper by the time you are halfway across, trapping you in your vehicle.

Flash floods are especially treacherous at night when it is very difficult to see how deep waters may be or how fast water is rising.

Floodwater weakens roadbeds. Drivers should proceed cautiously after waters have receded, since the road may collapse under the weight of the vehicle.

Lives can be saved every year if Texas drivers follow this one rule: when there’s water on the road, turn around, don’t drown.

For additional information, click on http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/tadd/ or contact the National Weather Service at (817) 978-1111 ext. 140.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
January 24, 2012 3:11pm
 
Less fog needed more rain wanted. Bring it on. The sunk pump under my house hasn't had to run in a year and a half. Need to make sure it still works.

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


Connally Memorial MC breaking news banner
Southern Electric
Malcom's Custom Welding
Triple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.