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As of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, County Judge Danny Pierce has lifted the curfew for Walker County and the Mandatory Evacuation Order for Green Rich Shores and Sterling Island subdivisions. The waters are receding and residents are returning to their homes but several roads are under water or damaged. As reported from the Walker County Emergency Operations Center this morning, they are:
Walker County Road & Bridge Precinct 1 - Flynt Road
Walker County Road & Bridge Precinct 2 - Davis Road; Willow Creek Road is washed out
Walker County Road & Bridge Precinct 3 - Brazil - water over road but passable; Sterling Chapel Road at Caney Creek; Paul Dixon Road at the first bridge on the Dodge side; Thomas Lake Road
Walker County Road & Bridge Precinct 4 - Dorrell Road; Four Notch Road; Gourd Creek Drive; Hardy Bottom Road; Stubblefield Road; Main Street
In the city limits - both West Greenbriar and River Oaks at the tennis courts are having sand and mud cleared - any streets on and around the SHSU campus are closed only due to construction at this time
On state roads:
FM 1791@ San Jacinto River
FM 2693 @ County Line (bridge washed out) in San Jacinto County
FM 2989 @ Bedias Creek
FM 3478 @ Nelson Creek
SH 150 in San Jacinto County
FM 1375 @ Winters Bayou (major repairs needed)
Sheltering continues at the Walker County Storm Shelter and Huntsville High School. For more information, to volunteer, to donate, or for assistance in evacuating, call 936-435-8035. If rains begin again or you are near waterways, realize conditions can change rapidly and do not take chances with high water.