The storm could cause flash flooding in San Antonio as storms drop 2 to 4 inches of rain from Friday through Sunday, with up to 8 inches possible in some areas.
A flash flood watch remains in effect for Bexar County and counties to the east, with more serious flooding expected on the San Antonio and Medina rivers in south Bexar County.
A critical flood information website is back online after issues at a Microsoft data center left the site down while heavy rains hit San Antonio.
Bacteria remains the largest single pollution problem in the San Antonio River basin, according to the San Antonio River Authority’s most recent Clean Rivers Report.
Ride the murky, green-tinted water along the snaking 6 1/2-mile path, shaded by willows and cedar elms.
Revenue from the higher tax rate would mostly go toward improvements in the River Authority’s ability to study and predict catastrophic flooding.
Twelve acres of the Mission Reach were set ablaze Tuesday as the River Authority conducted its first controlled burn on three patches of restored prairie.
During this Tricentennial year, it is vitally important to recognize and honor the significance of the San Antonio River and its tributaries.
The increase would raise the average homeowner’s annual River Authority tax bill from $31.30 to $35.68.
Members of the community will paddle down the San Antonio River during the third annual Mission Reach Flotilla Festival on April 21.