[December 29, 2015]Monday,
December 29 at 342 pm cst...DeWitt County emergency management
indicated that a breech of a reservoir in Clinton remains
imminent...due to the excessive heavy rain.
The reservoir in question is on the northeast side of
Clinton...not the northwest as was reported earlier. It is located
north of north street as state highway 54 leaves the northeast part
of town. Based on past failures of this reservoir... Flooding would
occur on state highways 54 and 10 if a failure
Extensive flooding of secondary roads continues across the remainder
of De Witt county. There is also water covering state highway 10
near Hallsville as well as near Clinton. While the heaviest rain has
moved out of the area...the flooding will linger for some time.
Some locations that will experience flooding
Waynesville...Weldon...Kenney...De Witt... Lane...Midland
City...Rowell...Hallsville...Clinton Lake Dam and Weldon Springs
This includes interstate 74 between mile markers 156 and 160.
Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.