Addicks and Barker Reservoir Information News Videos 

Voluntary and Mandatory Evacuations in Harris County

The Harris County Emergency Management Office has issued new voluntary and mandaroy evacuations for residence within the Barkers and Addicks area. More information can be found at ReadyHarris.org . HOUSTON – Under State law, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has issued a mandatory evacuation order for about 4,600 homes already flooded by water in west Houston. The limited mandatory evacuation has been issued ONLY for flooded homes in the following areas: From State Highway 6 east to South Gessner From Interstate Highway 10/Katy Freeway south to Briar Forest A map of the impacted area is below….

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Flood News Videos 

Harvey Flooding

Houston has been ravaged with heavy rain for the past few days. Sending freeways and roadways under water. Thousands of Houston area residents have been rescued from the rising water. Sadly there have already been numerous deaths from the storm.  The Barker Reservoir is currently releasing water. This is the first time in history that water has breached the spillway and water has been authorized for release while the downstream path is still in flood stage. Residents are being told to evacuate, as waters will continue to rise. Hwy 6…

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